News Archive 2009-2018

Native American Women Scholars Helping to Shape Their Fields Archives


The four Native American women who recently met with students and scholars had distinctive tribal backgrounds, but all had one thing in common: They recently earned their Ph.Ds. Among them was anthropologist Kelly Fayard, one of Bowdoin’s newer faculty members. She discussed her research and her journey through academia.

Bowdoin Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kelly Fayard, left, discusses her academic pathways and research. Joining her on the speaker’s panel are: (l to r) Angela Parker, assistant professor of Native American studies, Dartmouth College; Kiara Vigil, fellow in American studies, Williams College; and Gail Dana-Sacco, assistant professor of public health at the University of New England.