Faculty Advisory Committee

The UCLA American Indian Studies Center Faculty Advisory Committee comprises of members from different departments all over the campus. Click on each individual members' research focus to read more about them.

Members of the FAC are available for contact by the media: Media Contact List.


Faculty Advisory Committee Chair

Professor Teresa McCarty
UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
Email: teresa.mccarty@ucla.edu
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Members of the Faculty Advisory Committee

Associate Professor Randall Akee
Department of Public Policy
Email: rakee@ucla.edu
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Assistant Professor Tria Blu Wakpa (Fall 2020 and Winter 2021)
Department of World Arts and Culture/Dance
Email: triabluwakpa@arts.ucla.edu
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Associate Professor Jessica Cattelino
Department of Anthropology
Email: jesscatt@anthro.ucla.edu
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Associate Professor Erin Debenport
Department of Anthropology
Email: erindebenport@ucla.edu
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Professor Paul Kroskrity
Department of Anthropology
Email: paulvk@ucla.edu
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Associate Professor Benjamin Madley
Department of History
Email: madley@ucla.edu
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Assistant Professor Ananda Marin (Winter 2021 and Spring 2021)
Department of Education
Email: marin@gseis.ucla.edu
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Assistant Professor Kyle T. Mays
Department of African American Studies
Email: mayskyle@ucla.edu
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Professor Nancy Marie Mithlo
Department of Gender Studies
Email: mithlo@ucla.edu
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Professor Angela R. Riley
School of Law
Email: riley@law.ucla.edu
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Dr. Gaspar Rivera-Salgado
Labor Center
Email: grsalgado@irle.ucla.edu
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Dr. Wendy Teeter
Curator of Archaeology, Fowler Museum at UCLA; UCLA Repatriation Coordinator
Email: wteeter@arts.ucla.edu
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Rey Soto, ex-officio
Staff Representative
MACS Data Manager, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
Email: reysoto@ucla.edu
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