Amanda R. TachineAssistant Professor in Educational Leadership & Innovation at Arizona State University
Amanda R. Tachine is Navajo from Ganado, Arizona, and Náneesht’ézhí Táchii’nii (Zuni Red Running into Water clan) born for Tł’izilani (Many Goats clan). She is an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership & Innovation at Arizona State University and serves as a board member for the Hopi Education Endowment Fund. Dr. Tachine has been an active College Board member since 2009 and has served as both chair and a member of the College Board’s Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI) National Advisory Committee. Her research explores the relationship between systemic and structural histories of settler colonialism and the ongoing erasure of Indigenous presence and belonging in college settings using qualitative Indigenous methodologies.