Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership

Sloan Alumni

2014 Spring

Patrick Freeland (Muscogee Creek), M.S., Forestry and Natural Resources

Darryl Reano (Acoma Pueblo), M.S., Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

2013 Summer

Michael King (Navajo), M.S., Atmospheric Science

2012 Summer  

RaeLynn Butler (Muscogee Creek), M.S., Botany & Plant Pathology          

JoElla Jackson-Tyree (Eastern Band Cherokee), M.S., Forestry & Natural Resources

Heather Whitcomb (Métis Cree and Chipewyan), Ph.D., Health & Kinesiology

2012 Spring 

Melinda Adams (San Carlos Apache), M.S., Botany & Plant Pathology

Amy Warneka (Deleware), M.S., Computer Technology

2011 Fall

Nils Landon (Anishinabe and Tlingit), M.S., Agronomy

2011 Summer 

Tanya Aldred (Keenaw Bay Ojibwe), M.S., Forestry & Natural Resources

Marie Fialkowski (Native Hawaiian), Ph.D., Health & Kinesiology

Rhyan Fluhr (Stockbridge - Munsee Band of Mohican Indians), M.S., Biology

2011 Spring 

Ty Boyd (Eastern Band Cherokee), M.S., Ecological Sciences

2010 Fall

William Pfeifer (Tlingit), M.S., Computer Science

2010 Summer

Tara Anderson (Ojibwe), M.S., Biology

2007 Fall

Candice Guy (Lenape), M.S., Ecology

In The News

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

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

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