Indigenous Studies Tenure-Track Full-Time Assistant/Associate Professor

APPLICANTS CAN APPLY STARTING OCTOBER 3rd! Job #JPF07818 Application Window Open date: October 3, 2022 Next review date: Monday, Nov 7, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Monday, Jan 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this … Read more

Native Bruin- Past, Present, & Emerging – Jack M. Tome, Jr.

This July we are highlighting Native Bruin Jack M. Tome, Jr. (Diné), class of 2021. Yá’át’ééh shí éí Jack M. Tome, Jr. yíníshyé’. Táchii’nii nishłį́, Hooghan łáni báshíshchíín, Tó’aheedlíinii dashicheii, Táchii’nii dashinálí. Jack M. Tome, Jr is Diné who was born and raised in Shiprock, New Mexico, where he currently resides. In 2019, Jack received … Read more

Thank You, Judith!

After ten years serving as AICRJ’s Senior Editor nonpareil, Judith DeTar (PhD 2012, USC) retired from her position July 1st. As a copyeditor, Judith was the consummate professional: editing authors’ work with an expert ear for maintaining the author’s voice, an expert eye for correcting typos and refining awkward phrasing, and an analytical focus on … Read more

Appointment of Darnell M. Hunt as Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

From the Office of the Chancellor:   Dear Bruin Community: I am delighted to announce that Darnell M. Hunt — currently dean of UCLA’s Division of Social Sciences and professor of sociology and African American studies — will be our next executive vice chancellor and provost (EVCP). A longtime campus leader widely respected for his … Read more

Appointment of Professors Angela R. Riley and Shannon Speed as Special Advisors to the Chancellor on Native American and Indigenous Affairs

From the Office of the Chancellor Dear Bruin Community: I am delighted to announce the joint appointment of Professor of Law Angela R. Riley and Professor of Gender Studies and Anthropology Shannon Speed as UCLA’s special advisors to the chancellor on Native American and Indigenous affairs. These two outstanding scholars and leaders will build on … Read more

Announcing the Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative

From the Office of the Chancellor Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost What you need to know: New initiative will include efforts to diversify and support our students, faculty and staff Commitments include new faculty FTE, support for post-doctoral and graduate fellowships Dear Bruin Community: This past April, the University of California announced … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Ananda Marin on her Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure!

The UCLA American Indian Studies Center is excited to share the promotion of Dr. Ananda Marin to Associate Professor with tenure at UCLA’s School of Education and Information Studies. Dr. Marin is also an affiliated faculty with the American Indian Studies Center and Chair of the American Indian Studies Center Faculty Advisory Committee 2021-22. Congratulations, … Read more

[Indian Country Today] Education reparation: UC tuition scholarships for Natives are just, overdue

Op-Ed on UCOP NAOP written by UCLA Professors Randall Akee, Paul Ong, Desi Small-Rodriguez and UC Berkeley Director of Native American Student Development Phenocia Bauerle. The University of California system is one of the largest and most prestigious post-secondary educational institutions in the country. Its beginnings 170 years ago were as fraught as they were … Read more

[Los Angeles Times] Carceral architecture is everywhere in L.A. What could the city look like without it?

Christoper Soto, Assistant Director of Development for the Institute of American Cultures, gives an interview on his debut collection, “Diaries of a Terrorist” with the LA Times! By André Naffis-Sahely Christopher Soto is the living embodiment of the best poetry being written in Los Angeles right now: queer, punk, pro-migrant, irrepressibly rousing and political, with … Read more