March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
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James Snyder

University of Oregon
Doctoral Candidate
Jimmy Snyder is a 4th year PhD candidate in the Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education program at the University of Oregon. He is a citizen of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas. He is a 2009 graduate of the UO Sapsik'ʷałá master degree program and has a history degree from the University of Kansas. He has 20 years’ experience working in tribal communities (in tribal college and reservation schools). Mr. Snyder has also taught social studies on the Kickapoo and Navajo reservations. Most recently he was an Education Administrator for the New Mexico Public Education Department within the Indian Education Division. Research interest include teacher education, social studies methods, Indigenous studies, Indigenous theory and methodologies, projects with young men of color, and qualitative research methods.