Carol Kaynor Photo by Todd Paris.

Carol Kaynor

Communications Specialist

Alaska Sea Grant role

Support Alaska Sea Grant's communications efforts, including web and database updates, social media posts, writing, editing, reviewing, and consulting. Assist with database development and maintenance. Joined Alaska Sea Grant in September 1993. Officially retired from the university in July 2016 but continue to work part-time.



Project coordination and management, editing, report-writing, website design and usability, search engine optimization, online and print publication production, and working with database users and developers.

Selected awards and accomplishments

(shared with Publications Manager)

Carol mushing dogs Photo by Dave Partee.

What I do when not at Sea Grant

Train sled dogs and compete in local sprint races, and write about skijoring (skiing behind a dog in harness). Write poems and nonfiction essays and stories. Took up run/walking at age 54 and have completed several Equinox Marathons. Married to Sea Grant communications designer Dave Partee.

Selected (nonwork) publications