The Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies community consists of a Faculty Director, Seven Executive Board Members (including one Graduate Student Representative), a Program Coordinator, Seven External Advisory Board Members, Core Faculty, Affiliate Faculty, as well as Students and Staff from across the CU Boulder campus. Our Center’s Core and Affiliate Faculty include more than forty scholars and researchers who work partly or entirely in the area of Indigenous Studies and/or who work closely with Indigenous communities. 

 

Director

PhotoNameContact Information
Andrew Cowell Andrew Cowell
Faculty Director • Executive Board Member • Professor
Linguistics
303-735-4194

Program Coordinator

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Cibonet Salazar Cibonet Salazar
Program Coordinator
CNAIS
303-735-4595

Executive Board Members

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Clint Carroll Clint Carroll
Executive Board Member • Associate Professor
Ethnic Studies
303-492-2003
Carla Fredericks Carla Fredericks
Executive Board Member • Associate Clinical Professor • Director, American Indian Law Clinic
Colorado Law School
303-492-7079
Angelica Lawson Angelica Lawson
Executive Board Member • Assistant Professor
Film Studies • Ethnic Studies
303-735-4595
Tiara Na'puti Tiara Na'puti
Executive Board Member • Assistant Professor, Rhetoric and Culture Graduate Faculty
Communication
303-735-7242
Jen Shannon Anthropology Jen Shannon
Executive Board Member • Associate Professor
Anthropology
303-492-6276
Girl on Fire Tanaya Winder
Executive Board Member • Director, CU Upward Bound
Upward Bound
(303) 492-2887

Graduate Representative

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Kerri Clement Kerri Clement
Graduate Student
History