Dissertation Title: Urban Indigenous Youth and Pedagogies of Resilience
Ph.D. Candidate (All but dissertation)
Native American Studies, University of California Davis, Davis, CA. October 2014.
Cumulative GPA – TBD, Major GPA – TBD
Master of Arts
Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. May 2010. Cumulative GPA – 3.95, Major GPA – 3.95
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO. January 2007. Cumulative GPA – 4.0, Major GPA – 4.0
Bachelor of Arts
Political Science, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA. December 2002. Cumulative GPA – 3.3, Major GPA – 2.75
Bachelor of Arts
Political Science, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, August 2002. Cumulative GPA – 3.6
November 2018. Towards the Creation of a Native American Literature Course at Skyline H.S. in Oakland CA. Presented at the Native American Graduate Student Symposium. UC Davis.
February 2018, Meso-American Epistemologies and Cosmoogies. Presented at Holy Names University. Oakland, CA.
March 2017, Xicanx and Native American Studies’ Intersecting Methodologies: Rerooting Indigenous Hxstories to the Land. Presented at the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies. UC Irvine.
March 2017, The Importance of Native American Studies in the Era of Trump. Invited to speak for Cesar Chavez Day Festivities. CSU Stanislaus
February 2016, Against Erasure: Towards a Pedagogical Strategy for (Re)Claiming GLBTQIA2 Epistemologies. Presented at UC Berkely’s Education Research Day. Berkeley CA.
April 2015, Against Erasure: Towards a Pedagogical Strategy for (Re)Claiming GLBTQIA2 Epistemologies. Presented at Native American Graduate Student Symposium. UC Davis CA
February 2015, Hip-hop, Musica Andina and Oral Tradition. Presented for the Words take Wing event at the Mondavi Center. UC Davis.
March 2014, Building Empathy and Accountability, Presented at Duell Vocational Institute. Tracy CA.
October, 2011, Gender Struggles and Public Education: Moving From Conflict to Solidarity. Presented at San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA.
August, 2010, Actions Speak, Talk is Cheap, and Words are Weapons: Educational Challenges and Youth Resistance in East Oakland. Presented at City College of San Francisco. San Francisco, CA.
May, 2010, Counting Youth Voices: Homeland, Education, and Technology. Presented at the National Association of Ethnic Studies. Washington D.C.