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Dr. Stephanie Masta is a member of the Sault Ste. Marie tribe of Chippewa Indians, and is also an Associate Professor in Curriculum Studies, with affiliate appointments in American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Engineering Education Much of her research focuses on the experiences of Brown and Black individuals in K-20 educational environments, with particular interest in Indigenous peoples and their relationships to academic spaces. Stephanie’s work is also invested in uncovering the intersections of colonialism and race within the academy. Her research is narrative-based, and she uses both Indigenous methodologies and critical race/decolonial theories in her work. Dr. Masta has received external funding from the National Science Foundation and the Spencer Foundation. She has published in journals such as Anthropology & Education Quarterly, the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, the Journal of Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education, and Teaching in Higher Education. In 2022, Dr. Masta was the recipient of the College of Education Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award.