Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Mike King (Navajo)

Masters Candidate

Field of Study:     Atmospheric Science

Hometown:          Shiprock, New Mexico

Education:           2004 - B.S., Environmental Studies, Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence, KS

Research Focus:  Evaluating NOx sources and Oxidation Pathways of Aerosol Production on the
                           Southern Ute Indian Reservation and Navajo Nation Using Geochemical
                           Isotope Analysis

Major Advisor:       Dr. Greg Michalski, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences

Professional Organization Membership:

American Indian Science and Engineering Sociaty (AISES), Purdue Chapter

Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:

US EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship 

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Recipient



Mike King

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Why so few American Indians 
earn Ph.D.'s, and what colleges
can do about it
featuring Darryl Reano

Utes to track air's quality
featuring Mike King

Contact Information:

Ken Ridgway, Ph.D., (Lenape)
Faculty, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science 
Phone: (765) 494-3296

Kevin Gibson, Ph.D.
Faculty, Botany and Plant Pathology
Phone: (765) 496-2161

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation