Todd Radenbaugh

University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus

Todd Radenbaugh is a SAGE 2YC local workshop leader and an Associate Professor at University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus (UAF BBC). He co-convened the 2013 workshop 2013 local Alaska workshop as part of the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science meeting at the Northwest Campus of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks in Nome, AK.

Radenbaugh describes his outreach to rural students in his essay "Engaging Rural Alaskan Students in Geoscience." In this essay he describes the development of an environmental science program to support local knowledge of the benefits and impacts of expanded resource development. He is a past president and founding member of the Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Association, and a past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Arctic Division.


Dr. Radenbaugh teaches a wide variety of geoscience, geography, and environmental science courses and is the lead coordinator of the Bristol Bay Environmental Science Lab. He has taught Earth Systems: Elements of Physical Geography, Environmental Geology, Invertebrate Paleontology, Historical Geology, Internal Processes of the Earth, Environments of the Past, Physical Geology, Geohazards in Land-use Planning, and other courses.


The University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus is one of five rural campuses in the College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD). CRCD serves the community college mission for UAF, focusing on workforce development, career and technical education, and academic preparation for college. The UAF BBC serves 32 communities across Bristol Bay, a sparsely populated area of over 50,000 square miles. UAF BBC is located in Dillingham had has learning centers in King Salmon, Togiak, and New Stuyahok. UAF BBC concentrates on offering place based Occupational Endorsements, Certificates and Associate Degrees but also offers one master's degree and a few bachelor degrees.