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University of Utah
Educational Leadership and Policy
Graduate Student Representative, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, American Education Research Association. Student Board Member, National Indian Education Association. Vice-President/Board Member, Navajo Studies Conference Incorporated. Advisory Board Member, American Indian Resource Center, University of Utah. President/Member, Society of Native American Graduate Students, University of Utah. Search Co-Chair, Director of American Indian Resource Center, University of Utah. Advisor, Native American Student Club, Westminster College. Cultural Mentor, Native American Research Internship, University of Utah.
Colin Ben is a citizen of the Navajo Nation from Shiprock, New Mexico. He’s a Ph.D. candidate in the Educational Leadership and Policy program at the University of Utah. Colin’s dissertation research explores decision-making factors that influence American Indian students to consider graduate education. He was the Assistant Dean for Diversity in the Graduate School at University of Utah. Currently, Colin is a doctoral research fellow in the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University.