Daniel Cordalis

Ph.D. Student

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JD, University of Colorado at Boulder

MA, University of Colorado at Boulder

BA, Rice University


Daniel completed his JD degree at CU-Boulder and is enrolled as an ENVS PhD candidate.  He received his MA from the University of Colorado Geography department studying alpine hydrology before spending three years in Washington, DC working on natural resource and agriculture policy for American Indian tribes. Daniel, a member of the Navajo Nation, is primarily interested in water policy and how Indian tribes can ensure their proper allocation of the resource, but also is interested in promoting Indian policy and initiatives on the national level.