Department of American Indian Studies

Parent unit(s): College of Liberal Arts

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 72 Pleasant Street SE, 19 Scott Hall, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 19 ScottH, del code 3232

Phone number: (612) 624-1338

Fax number: (612) 626-7904

aminstud@umn.edu

http://cla.umn.edu/ais

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Employee Information

  • ChairKatherine Hayes, 19B Scott Hall, (612) 626-5330

    • Administrative Associate 2 and SupervisorEdna Day, (612) 624-7325, desja003@umn.edu

    • Principal Office and Administrative SpecialistRodrigo Sanchez-Chavarria, (612) 626-5348, sanc0072@umn.edu

    • Community Outreach CoordinatorBrittany Anderson, (612) 626-5759, branders@umn.edu

    • Dakota Language Program, (612) 626-5759

    • Ojibwe Language Program, (612) 626-5759

  • Undergraduate Studies

    • DirectorCarter Meland, (612) 625-1470, melan002@umn.edu

    • AdvisingCharissa Blue-Downs, 33 Appleby Hall, (612) 625-2300

Faculty and Instructors

Professor: David Wilkins

Professor Emeritus: John Nichols

Associate Professor: Vicente Diaz

Assistant Professors: Christine DeLisle, Brendan Fairbanks, Juliana Hu Pegues

Affiliated Faculty: Bianet Castellanos, David Chang, Brenda Child, Jean O'Brien, Gabriela Spears-Rico

Instructor: Carter Meland

Teaching Specialists: Joe Šišókaduta Bendickson, Alex Ghebregzi, Neil C̣aƞte Máza McKay

Send update requests to desja003@umn.edu.