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Jonathan Byrn

About 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. 

Areas of Study

Contact period and cultural exchange, frontier history, indigenous religious and revitalization movement studies, cultural preservation, Anthropology, Archaeology, consultation and collaboration with Indigenous Nations, Nation Building, American Indian Law and Policy

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Jonathan Byrn


B.S. Geosciences: Area in Geoarchaeology

B.S. History from Murray State University, Murray, Ky

M.A. in History from Murray State University, Murray, Ky

Ph.D. in American Indian Studies, Law and Policy area, minor in Historical Archaeology, Certificates in Native Nation Building and Indingenous Governance

Courses Taught

Natural Resource Management in Native Communities

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences