November Graduate

Grace Bulltail

Pryor, Montana

Stanford University
Biological & Environmental Engineering
GPA 4.0

Community Service

American Indian Science & Engineering Society Board of Directors Member 2017

Stanford Native American Graduate Students 2017

Winds of Change Magazine, Editorial Board Member 2016-2017

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, Cornell University, Founding Member 2016-Present

Indigenous Graduate Students Association, Cornell University, President 2015-2016

American Indian Community House, Inc. of NYC, Board of Directors Member 2012-2015

Diversity in Graduate Engineering, Columbia University, Founding Member 2012-2014


Grace is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the department of Earth Systems Science at Stanford University. She’s originally from Montana and is a member of the Crow Tribe and a descendant of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Tribes of Fort Berthold, North Dakota.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University and completed Master’s degree programs at Montana Tech and Columbia University. She then attended Cornell University where she completed a doctoral program in the department of biological and environmental engineering in the College of Agricultural and Life Science. Her dissertation research was on water quality impacts from natural resource development in  multi-jurisdictional watersheds in Montana, Wyoming and Crow tribal lands. Grace’s research interests include water resource management, water policy, tribal sovereignty and watershed impacts from natural resource development. She is a recipient of the California Alliance postdoctoral fellowship.