Past Conferences

Keynote Speakers

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, Ph.D.

Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is Arizona State University's President's Professor of Indigenous Education and Justice in the School of Social Transformation.


At ASU, he is director of the Center for Indian Education and co-editor of the Journal of American Indian Education. He also has affiliations with the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, American Indian Studies, and the Department of English. From 2007-2012, Brayboy was Visiting President's Professor of Indigenous Education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His research focuses on the experiences of Indigenous students, staff, and faculty in institutions of higher education, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, and Indigenous Research Methodologies. He has authored numerous publications, and is most recently the lead author of Postsecondary Education for American Indian and Alaska Natives: Higher Education for Nation Building and Self-Determination, an ASHE monograph.