We are eager to hear from you to learn about your interests and your dreams for your professional future. If you don't have these clear at this point, come talk to us. We can help you see how the ESIL certificate can be a great asset. Students may contact any of the advisors below with questions about coursework, programming, or how to apply.

A special thank you to our previous advisors for helping establish the ESIL program!


Indigenous Advisors

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Timberley Roane (Lumbee)

Associate Professor • Director
Department of Integrative Biology
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Aldora White Eagle (Northern Arapaho)

Director of American Indian Student Services (AISS)
Center for Identity & Inclusion


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David Mays

Professor • Co-Director
Department of Civil Engineering
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Rafael Moreno-Sanchez

Associate Professor • Certificate Advisor
Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences

Previous Advisors

Brenda Allen

Brenda J. Allen

Professor Emerita • Certificate Advisor
Department of Communication
Grace Redshirt Tyon

Grace RedShirt Tyon (Oglala Lakota)

Centers for American Indian & Alaska Native Health • Senior Professional Research Assistant