Summer 2020 Grants, Projects & Appointments

Sept. 29, 2020
2020 Grants Projects Appointments

NSF Ethical and Responsible Research grant: “An Indigenous data governance approach for enhancing ethical research policies and practices”

To promote or inhibit ethical design, outcomes, and approaches across the STEM research landscape.

Stephanie Russo Carroll, Dr. Dominique David-Chavez, Ibrahim Garba, and others.


NSF RAPID COVID-19 grant: "Impact of COVID-19 on Food Access in Indigenous Communities in the Arctic and U.S. Southwest: A Comparative Landscape Analysis" from the Office of Polar Programs

To conduct a comparative landscape assessment of COVID-19 impacts on individuals’ food access in Arctic and US Southwest Indigenous communities.
Stephanie Russo Carroll and Mary Beth Jäger


NSF Build and Broaden Award: "We Still Remain: A Conference Toward the Promotion of Southeast Indigenous Research, Scholarship, and Collaboration"

Danielle Hiraldo and Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs, Chair and Associate Professor, American Indian Studies Department at the University of North Carolina

Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children grant/contract

To serve as the Technical Research Provider for the Commission, whose mission is to identify the complex challenges facing Native children in Alaska and across the U.S.
Miriam Jorgensen, Mary Beth Jäger, Danielle Hiraldo, Rae Soobratty, and Misko Beaudrie

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant: University of Arizona’s NIEHS P42 Superfund Research Center

To promote Indigenous community engagement in support of understanding mine waste systems and their relationship to human and environmental health
Dr. Stephanie Russo Carroll, Community Engagement Core Co-Lead

Canadian Institutes for Health Research grant: COVID-19’s differential impact on the mental and emotional health of Indigenous Peoples and Newcomers: A socioeconomic analysis of Canada, US and Mexico

The University of Manitoba with Co-PIs Stephanie Russo Carroll and Miriam Jorgensen

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant: Transforming Indian Act Governance

To help communities replace the Indian Act with effective and legitimate First Nation governance based on the strategic direction of Indigenous communities
The School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University with Co-PIs Stephen Cornell and Miriam Jorgensen


Agnes Nelms Haury Program Project: Native Know-How Session

To provide an educational seminar on working with and building relationships with Native nations, with a special focus on the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation.
Joan Timeche, Danielle Hiraldo, Davida Delmar, Kyra James

The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) Project: Wisconsin Tribal Economic Prosperity Planning Series

To co-create the 201 curriculum, focused on tribes, and provide additional resources for their EPP 201 series. WEDA is advising and co-creating this content in collaboration with the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) and American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW).
Joan Timeche, Miriam Jorgensen, Danielle Hiraldo, Amy Jorgensen, Davida Delmar, Kyra James


Dr. Danielle Hiraldo

  • Treasurer, University of Arizona's Native Faculty Association
  • Affiliate Faculty, American Indian Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Program
  • Executive Committee member, American Indian Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (3-year term)
  • Member, Lumbee Scholars and Academics

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