American Indian & Indigenous Studies Program Staff

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Troy Richardson

Program Director

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Associate Professor, Philosophy of Education

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Troy Richardson
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Leslie Logan

Associate Director

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Leslie Logan
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Starrla Curley

Student Support Specialist

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Starrla Curley
  • sc3333 [at] cornell.edu
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Haeñhyanoñhna Powless

Program Coordinator, Akwe:kon

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Haeñhyanoñhna Powless
  • hjp67 [at] cornell.edu
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Zoë Van Nostrand

Administrative Assistant

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Zoë Van Nostrand

Associated Staff

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Wahieñhawi Hall (Mohawk/Cherokee)

Assistant Director of Equity and Inclusion, Community Liaison for Indigenous Students

American Indian & Indigenous Studies Program

Wayva Waterman Lyons
Wayva Waterman Lyons (Onoñda’gegá’/Onondaga)

Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Admissions

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Urszula Piasta-Mansfield
Urszula Piasta-Mansfield

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Access, Graduate School

Urszula Piasta-Mansfield
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Ben Maracle (Kanyen’kehá:ka/Mohawk)

Communications Coordinator

New York State Water Resources Institute

Ben Maracle (Kanyen’kehá:ka/Mohawk)
  • bdm85 [at] cornell.edu
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Michael Roberts (Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians)

Senior Project Coordinator for Facilities and Campus Services.

Our Founders and other Notable Staff

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Jane Mt. Pleasant

Associate Professor Emeritus

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program

Jane Mt. Pleasant
  • jm21 [at] cornell.edu
Indigenous agriculture
Plants and well-being

Contact us

For more information about AIISP, please email aiisp [at] cornell.edu (aiisp[at]cornell[dot]edu).