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Melanie K. Yazzie

Education:

B.A., Political Science, Grinnell College; M.A., American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D., American Studies, University of New Mexico

Dissertation:

Experimental Liberalism: Violence and the Politics of Navajo Life

Thesis Advisor:

Jennifer Nez Denetdale, Professor of American Studies, University of New Mexico

Research Topic:

The Impact of Twentieth Century Liberal Ideologies of Growth on Navajo Social and Political Life

Mentor:

Mishuana Goeman, Professor of Gender Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Gender Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

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