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Bryan Brayboy

Northwestern University

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is the dean of Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy. Previously he was President’s Professor in the School of Social Transformation at ASU and Vice President of Social Advancement. He also serves as senior advisor to the president, director of the Center for Indian Education, and co-editor of the Journal of American Indian Education. He also has affiliations with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, American Indian Studies, and the Department of English. From 2007-2012, he was Visiting President’s Professor of Indigenous Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In the last 15 years, he and his team have created programs in Alaska, Arizona, and Utah that have prepared over 125 Indigenous teachers, most of whom are still teaching in Indian Country. His research focuses on the experiences of Indigenous students, staff, and faculty in institutions of higher education, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, and Indigenous Research Methodologies.

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