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Chinle, AZ
Sociology with Honors in Ethnic Studies
Brown University

Past: Bachelor’s degree in Sociology; Honors in Ethnic Studies; Master of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies (Concentration in College Student Personnel) from the University of Rhode Island
Present: Pursuing a Ph.D. in higher education at the University of Denver
Future: Becoming the President of Diné College or Brown University

Fast Facts

  • Honorable Mention, Research and Scholarship Photo Contest, University of Rhode Island
  • 2017 New England College Personnel Association Graduate Student of the Year Award
  • 2017-2019 University of Rhode Island Diversity Fellowship
  • You should also know… Charlie is a contributing author to two books: The Solidarity Struggle (2016), edited by Mia McKenzie; and No Ways Tired (in press), edited by U. Monique Robinson-Nichols, Monica Burke, and LaMarcus Hall.

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