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

Andrew Cowell
Andrew Cowell
Faculty Director • Executive Board Member • Professor
Linguistics

Program Coordinator

Cibonet Salazar
Cibonet Salazar
Program Coordinator
CNAIS

Executive Board Members

Kristen Carpenter
Kristen Carpenter
Council Tree Professor of Law
Colorado Law School
Clint Carroll
Clint Carroll
Executive Board Member • Associate Professor
Ethnic Studies
Angelica Lawson
Angelica Lawson
Executive Board Member • Assistant Professor
Film Studies • Ethnic Studies
Cassie Sando CU Upward Bound
Cassie Sando
Director
CU Upward Bound
Jen Shannon Anthropology
Jen Shannon
Executive Board Member • Associate Professor
Anthropology
Anna Tsouhlarakis
Anna Tsouhlarakis
Assistant Professor
Department of Art and Art History

Graduate Representative

Tarren Andrews
Tarren Andrews
Graduate Student
English