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Provost Native American Advisory Council (P-NAAC)


Bryan Brayboy, Interim Director and President's Professor, School of Social Transformation

Arizona State University aspires to be the leading institution in programs relevant to American Indian and Alaska Native Nations. Our goal is to create an international reputation for excellence in service to native communities. To these ends, P-NAAC has set about to improve the recruitment and retention of Native American students and faculty at ASU. This effort includes overseeing programs and curriculum, mentoring native faculty members, tracking American Indian and Alaska Native student performance at ASU, recommending necessary improvements, and assessing the needs of tribal governments and determining the opportunities for ASU to meet those needs.

  • Denise Bates, Assistant Professor, CISA - Leadership & Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Marisa Duarte, Assistant Professor, School of Social Transformation
  • Patty Ferguson, Clinical Professional of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Don Fixico, Distinguished Foundation Professor of History, History Department
  • Angela Gonzales, Associate Professor, School of Social Transformation
  • Shawn Jordan, Professor, Polytechnic School of Engineering Programs
  • K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Professor, School of Social Transformation
  • Tennille Marley, Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies
  • Felicia Mitchel, Assistant Professor,  School of Social Work

Ex officio:

  • Traci Morris, Director and Associate Administrative Professional, American Indian Policy Institute
  • Jacob Moore, Assistant Vice President of Tribal Affairs, University Affairs