Outstanding Research Award

The purpose of this award is to support the creation of new knowledge focusing on the area of Indigenous higher education. This award is intended to support professional, doctoral, and Masters-level scholarly research.  The recipient will submit an article about their research to the Indigenous Peoples Knowledge Community newsletter in order to disseminate their findings to the KC membership and beyond.

Indigenous Peoples

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Award Information

Deadline: Oct. 15, 2019

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Current Recipients

  • Christine Nelson
    Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Mogridge College of Education - University of Denver

    Tribal Affiliation(s): Diné and Laguna Pueblo

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Past Recipients

  • 2018 | Derek Oxendine (Lumbee)

    Director, Center for Student Success - University of North Carolina at Pembroke

  • 2017 | Charlotte E. Davidson

    Independent Scholar

  • 2015 | Heather Shotton

    Visiting Assistant Professor - University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

  • 2014 | Robin Starr Minthorn

    Associate Professor in Educational Leadership - University of New Mexico-Main Campus

  • 2013 | Erin Kahunawaika’ala Wright

    Assistant Professor, Educational Administration - University of Hawaii-Manoa

  • 2012 | Stephanie Waterman

    Associate Professor - University of Toronto