Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan

PhD Student
Graduate Teaching Assistant

Harvill Building Room 304

Office Hours: By Appointment

Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan is Tohono O'odham and from the San Xavier District. She is currently a doctoral candidate in American Indian Studies with a minor in Journalism. Jacelle has severed on the American Indian Studies Graduate Student Council as President and Vice President. She is currently a mentor for the Tohono O'odham Student Association at the University of Arizona and Native American Journalists Association-UA Chapter Advisor. Jacelle is also a Graduate Research Assistant in the UA's School of Journalism. Lastly, Jacelle is an Adjunct Instructor at Tohono O'odham Community College teaching Tohono O'odham History and Culture.

In May 2016, Jacelle earned her MA in American Indian Studies and wrote a biographical life history on the late Southwest anthropologist Dr. Bernard "Bunny" Fontana for her thesis. For her dissertation, Jacelle plans to work with the San Xavier Allottees Association Inc. researching and writing about the history as well as water and land issues.

Jacelle is a two-time graduate of the American Indian Journalism Institute, Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism and the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. She has written for news publications in Arizona, New Mexico, Washington State, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Florida and New York. She was a freelance journalist for Indian Country Today Media Network from 2009-2017.