(in progress) PhD, History, Georgetown University
2003: Master of Arts, Library and Information Science, University of Arizona
2002: Master of Arts, History, Utah State University
1999: Bachelor of Science, History, Utah State University
Areas of Interest:
Intellectual Property Rights
Cultural Heritage Archives
Traditional Cultural Expressions and Knowledge
American West History
Native American History
History 199: Hidden History (Freshman Interest Group)
History 199: Untold Stories: Race and Ethnicity in Oregon
Honors College 444/431: Honors College Colloquium "Decolonizing Research: The Northern Paiute History Project"
Guest Lecturer: Anthropology and History courses
"'The Right to Know: Decolonizing Native American Archives," Journal of Western Archives 6, no. 1 (2015).
"Respect, Recognition, and Reciprocity: The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials," in Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the US and Canada, eds. Dominique Daniel and Amalia Levi, 125-142. Sacramento: Litwin Press, 2014.
Review of Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Preserving Our Language, Memory, and Lifeways, by Loriene Roy, Anjali Bhasin, and Sarah K. Arriaga. Journal of Archival Organization 11, no. 1-2 (2014): 127-28.
“Going Home: The Digital Return of Films at the National Museum of the American Indian,” Museum Anthropology Review 7, no. 1 (2013): 166-184.
“Cultural Stewardship at the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center,” Calicut University Folkloristics Journal, 2010.
Society of American Archivists:
--Native American Archives Roundtable: Chair, 2012-2013; Vice-Chair, 2011-2012; Steering Committee, 2008-2011
--Cultural Property Working Group, 2010-2014; Co-Chair, 2012-2014 (appointed)
--Native American Protocols Forum Working Group, 2008-2011 (appointed)
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums:
--Advisory Council, 2011-2014 (appointed)
Oregon MentorCorp Program
Oregon Heritage Commission Collections Preservation Cabinet
Society of American Archivists
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Organization of American Historians