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The Power of Indigenous Representation

In this video, professor Stephanie Fryberg, faculty associate at RCGD, offers insight into the critical importance of Indigenous-led research studies, how Indigenous representation influences Native identity, and the ways in which people can adjust their ideas about the Thanksgiving holiday.

Our Centers

ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Dean C. Yang

    Research Professor, PSC Professor, Economics Professor, Ford School Of Public Policy
    Dean Yang's research focuses on the economic problems of developing countries. He is specifically interested in international migration, micro-… more
  • Muzammil M. Hussain

    Faculty Associate, CPS Assistant Professor, LSA Communication And Media
    Professor Hussain has research interests in the areas of global communication, comparative politics, and complexity studies. His most recent project … more