The interdisciplinary Native American and Indigienous Studies (NAIS) program at Montclair State University weds community-engaged social activism with scholarship that’s committed to Indigenous rights, racial justice, decolonization, and eco-justice.
The program exists within a wide range of disciplines across the University, including Anthropology, History, Religion, English, Educational Foundations, Art History, and more, with a capstone seminar course designed to provide students with opportunities for engaged research with local Indigenous communities.
NAIS Program Directors include:
Dr. Elspeth Martini (History)
Dr. Chris Matthews (Anthropology)
Dr. Mark Clatterbuck (Religion)