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A Platform Promoting Place-based Indigenous Knowledges, Indigenized Research and Future Generations

Jennifer Jones


Jennifer Jones, Navajo, is a master student in sustainable systems and environmental justice at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS). She completed dual degrees at Arizona State University in mechanical engineering and American Indian Studies along with a certificate in Energy and Sustainability. Jennifer serves as a graduate student instructor, facilitating Introduction to Environmental Politics at Michigan. Jennifer is interested in studying the interconnections of energy policy and the implications they have on accessibility of renewable energy technologies and resources for indigenous communities. Jennifer is dedicated to pursuing a Ph.D track after graduation and has hopes to become a faculty member working towards indigenous acknowledgement in sustainable development and continue to be a resource for future indigenous scholars. Jennifer grew up in Tempe, Arizona with her parents, younger brother, 2 dogs and 2 cats. Jennifer has participated in organizations like the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and the Society for Advancement of Hispanic and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

Jennifer Jones
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