[Diverse] Community Is Key for Native American Scholars

By Lois Elfman November 15, 2018 Building a supportive network is crucial for Native American scholars, many of whom are the only scholars in their field at a college or university. While academia is replete with associations and conferences, for Native American scholars connections with other Native American scholars are fundamental to their success in … Read more

UCLA Newsroom: Professor to lead national organization promoting scholarship about indigenous peoples

By Jessica Wolf | August 07, 2018 Shannon Speed, professor of anthropology and director of UCLA’s American Indian Studies Research Center, has been named president of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. Speed takes on a three-year leadership role in the professional organization that promotes scholarship and research into indigenous peoples from around the … Read more