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Mark L.M. Blair

Areas of Study

Indigenous Law and Policy

Native American Higher Education

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Contact Information

Mark L.M. Blair
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Ph.D. American Indian Studies - University of Arizona (2015)

LL.M. Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy - James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona (2008)

J.D. James E. Rogers College of Law - University of Arizona (2007)

MBA  Saint Leo University (2004)

AB Anthropology w/minor in Native American Studies - Dartmouth College (1994)

Dissertation Title

Taking the Next Step: Promoting Native American Student Success in American Indian/Native American Studies Graduate Programs

Courses Taught

AIS 160A: Many Nations of Native America

AIS 197A&B: Native American Student Success

AIS 200: Intro to American Indian Studies

AIS 220: Contemporary American Indian Issues

AIS 395 (325): Business Law in Indian Country

AIS 403/503: Globalization and Indigenous Peoples

AIS 415/515: American Indians and the Urban Experience

AIS 434: Tribal Governments

AIS 485/585: American Indian Gaming

AIS 584: Development of Federal Indian Policy


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