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Georgina Badoni
Ph.D. candidate
Email: gbadoni@email.arizona.edu
Office: 310
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Waylon Begay
FAX: (520) 621-7952
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Verna Begay
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Melissa Blind
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April M. Bond
Ph.D. Candidate/Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: aprilmbond@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-4578
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Office: Harvill 306

April M. Bond is currently a Ph.D. Candidate/Graduate Teaching Assistant in the American Indian Studies department at the University of Arizona. She obtained her undergraduate and master degrees' at New Mexico State University in Sociology with minor in Native American Studies. Ms. Bond’s...
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Michelle Boyer
Email: mnboyer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-591-6835
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Jonathan Byrn

Jonathan is currently a PhD student at the University of Arizona in American Indian Studies. He is working at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado as a Visiting Instructor for the 2016-17 school year, writing his dissertation, and working on other publications. 


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Vanessa DeCardenas
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Peter DuBois
TEL: (520) 626-7695
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Office: Harvill 312-2
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Ian Ellasante
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Elizabeth Fletcher
FAX: (520) 621-7952
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Alexis Kopkowski
Email: akopkowski@email.arizona.edu
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Larea Lewis
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Heather Hyealim Lim
Email: hlim348@email.arizona.edu

Reserach Interest: American Indian Visual Art - Contemporary & Traditional; American Indian Fashion and Aesthetics; Yellowstone Area Indians; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Indigenous Philosophy and Religion.


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Teresa Moreno
PhD Student, American Indian Studies; Associate Conservator, Arizona State Museum
Email: tkmoreno@email.arizona.edu
Office: Arizona State Museum, Conservation Lab, Rm 125B
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Kari L. Quiballo
American Indian Studies PhD Student/Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: kariqui@email.arizona.edu

Kari L. Quiballo is currently a PhD Student and Research Assistant at the Native Nations Institute (NNI) working on the US Indigenous Data Sovereignty Network (USIDSN). She is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant on the Many Nations of Native America teaching team in the American Indian Studies...
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Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan
Many Nations GTA & PhD Student
Email: jaceller@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill Building Room 304

Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan is Tohono O'odham and is from the San Xavier District. She is currently a second-year doctoral student in American Indian Studies with a minor in Journalism.  Jacelle is currently the 2017-2018 American Indian Studies Graduate Student Council Vice President and a mentor...
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Andrea Sanchez
Student Worker
Email: andreasanchez@email.arizona.edu

Hello, my name is Andrea Sanchez, I'm a senior at the University of Arizona. I will be graduating December 2016 with a major in Spanish concentration in Literature and with a minor in Latin American Studies. I was born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico and moved to Nogales, Sonora at the age of 9,...
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Matthew Schwoebel
TEL: (520) 626-9191
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Office: Harvill 320D
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Kestrel A. Smith
Doctoral Candidate, American Indian Studies
Email: kestrels@email.arizona.edu

Kestrel Smith is a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. After receiving her Bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech in 2010, she worked at the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute for two years. In 2012 she moved to Tucson, Arizona to...
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Rachel Starks
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Jennifer Stern
Email: jebs@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-4578
Office: Harvill 235A

A New Jersey native, Jennifer graduated from Penn State with degrees in literature, journalism, and women's studies. She continued her education at UNLV, graduating with a Master's Degree in English. In 2012, she moved to Tucson and began pursuing a Ph.D. in American Indian Studies, minoring in...
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Mary Stoecklein
Email: mstoeck@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)-626-7007
Office: Harvill 306
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Xiaochen Sun
TEL: (520) 626-3405
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Office: Harvill 340-1
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Ashley Tsosie-Mahieu
Ph.D. Student
Email: atsosie2@email.arizona.edu

Ashley Tsosie-Mahieu (Navajo) is a Ph.D. Student in the American Indian Studies Department concentrating in the area of American Indian Education while simultaneously working toward a Certification in Higher Education. She holds a Master’s of Education degree in Educational Policy Studies with a...
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Kara Wilson
PhD Student
Email: kjwilson@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill 312
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Cathy Wilson
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Pam Yabeny

Pam is a doctoral student in the UA American Indian Studies Department.  A member of the Dine Tribe, she is originally from Cove, Arizona.  Pam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Counseling degree from Arizona State University and a Master of Science...
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Edna Marie Best Yokum
Email: eyokum@email.arizona.edu
Office: Harvill 312
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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences