Judith Smilg Kleinfeld


Harvard Graduate School of Education, Ed.M. 1967; Ed.D. 1970
Program: Human Development

Honors: Pi Lambda Theta Award for Distinction in Doctoral Studies
Pi Lamda Theta Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation

Wellesley College, B.A. 1966
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Wellesley College Scholar


University of Alaska Fairbanks
Director of Northern Studies Program
Professor of Psychology Emeritus

Selected Publications


2012. The Frontier Romance University of Alaska Press

2003. Go For It: Finding Your Own Frontier Epicenter Press

2002. The Frontier Frame-of-Mind . Epicenter Press

2002. Nobody's Perfect: The Kleinfeld Columns on the Psychology of Everyday Life. Vanessa Press

2000. Fantastic Antone Grows Up: Educating Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. University of Alaska Press

1994. Gender Tales: Tensions in the Schools. New York: St. Martins Press. (with Sue Yerian).

1993. Fantastic Antone Succeeds: Experiences in Educating Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. (1993). (with Siobhan Wescott)

Journal articles:

2001. Using the Internet to Expose Junk Science: The MIT Study on the Status of Women. Society.

* Research featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, Chronicle of Higher Education, Education Week, U.S. News and World Report, Insight., The Atlantic Monthly and in columns by John Leo and Mona Charen.