COVID-19 Information

As we work together to battle the coronavirus, we will continue to offer safe and secure online sessions . Even though the American Indian Studies office(s) are closed, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by CDC, we are working remotely and continuing to provide student, staff, and faculty assistance. We can be reached Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Mountain Standard Time at 520-626-8143, or by email to

Get COVID-19 updates and information for the University of Arizona community. Also, see SBS resources for continuing instruction and learning.


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Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert
Professor and Department Head

Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert is Professor and Head of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. He is an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe from the village of Upper Munqapi. Centering his research and teaching on Native American history and the history of the American...
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Ben Beshaw
Business Manager
TEL: (520) 621-5030
FAX: (520) 621-7952
Office: Harvill 335C
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John Carbajal M.Ed.
Program Coordinator, Senior
TEL: (520)626-8143
FAX: (520)621-7952
Office: Harvill 218C
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John Huerta
Graduate Student Worker
TEL: 520-621-7108

Graduate Student worker for American Indian Studies

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Ivanna Sanchez
Student Worker
TEL: (520) 621-7108

Hi, My name is Ivanna Sanchez and I am currently a junior at the University of Arizona. I am majoring in Sociology and Family Studies as well as obtained as minor in Spanish! In my spare time I like to run and draw as well volunteer around my community!

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