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Welcome to American Indian Studies

AIS is a Graduate InterDisciplinary Program at the University of Arizona offering a Ph.D., M.A., J.D./M.A., and Graduate Certificates in Higher Education, Natural Resources Administration & Management, and Native Nation Building.  The Undergraduate Program is part of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and offers a Major (B.A.) and Minor in AIS.


Maria Lourdes Escalante just graduated from the University of Arizona in May with a double major in Political Science and American Indian Studies.
I am happy to announce that your 2016‐2017 AIS Graduate Student Council Executive Officers are: Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan, President Kari Quiballo, Vice President Michelle Boyer-Kelly, Treasurer Kestrel Smith, Records Officer Thank you to the 2015-2016 AISGSC Officers for a wonderful year of service... read more


AIS Job: Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies & McGuire Center

AIS will be looking to hire a Tenure-Track position starting in Fall 2016. Apply now! Review of applications start Jan. 11th, 2016.

Assistant Professor, American Indian Studies & McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship... read more

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American Indian Studies
University of Arizona
218 Harvill Building, 
1103 East 2nd Street, 
Tucson, AZ, 85721-0076

Harvill Room 218
PO Box 210076
Tucson, AZ, 85721-0076

Phone: (520) 621-7108
FAX: (520) 621-7952

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences