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Carol Lujan

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Emeritus Professor
Faculty, Tempe Campus, Mailcode 4603
Biography

Associate Professor, American Indian Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bio

(Diné)

Dr. Lujan is of the Diné Nation from Arizona and received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of New Mexico.  She is a founding member of the American Indian Studies Program. Her course history includes AIS 494 ST: American Indians in Cinema, Arts, and Media, and AIS 380 Contemporary Issues of American Indian Nations.

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Publications
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Untitled I" (clay sculpture). (2013).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Untitled II" (clay sculpture). (2013).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Untitled" (Clay Sculpture). (2013).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Boxed In". (2012).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Mothers Day". (2012).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. "Peaceful Moment". (2012).
  • Carol Chaigo Lujan. Butterfly Girls. (2011).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. Family Attachments. (2011).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. Flower Girls. (2011).
  • Carol Chiago Lujan. Taos Horses. (2011).
  • Lujan, Carol Chiago. Beautiful. (2008).
  • Carol Lujan. "Preparing for the Ceremony". (2007).
  • Carol Lujan, M Bird, O Trujillo. Reclaiming American Indian Studies: The ASU Experience. Wicazo Sa Review: A Journal of Native American Studies (2005).
  • . . Images of Color/Images of Crime (2005).
  • Lujan, Carol, Bird, Michael, Trujillo, Octaviana. Reclaiming American Indian Studies. (2005).
  • Carol Lujan, Gordon Adams. U.S. Colonization of American Indian Justice: A Brief History, Special Edition: Colonialism and American Indians. Wicazo Sa Review: A Journal of Native American Studies (2004).
  • Carol Lujan. Strengthening the Next Seven Generations: American Indian Studies Program at Arizona State University. Indigenous Nations Journal (2001).
  • . . The Native North American Almanac (2001).
  • Lujan, Carol. DOJ-DOI Indian Country Law Enforcement Initiative. (2000).
Research Activity
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AIS 380Contemp Issues/American Indian
AIS 494Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AIS 380Contemp Issues/American Indian
AIS 499Individualized Instruction
AIS 518Tribal Jurisdiction
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AIS 380Contemp Issues/American Indian
AIS 494Special Topics
Presentations
  • M.A. Bortner, Carol Chiago Lujan and William Murphy. American Indian Nonprofit Organizations: A Case Study of Tribal Sovereignty, Economic Development and Social Justice. International Sector for Third-Sector Research 20th Anniversary 10th International Conference (Jul 2012).
  • Lujan, Carol. Cultural Sovereignty and Leadership: Indigenous Strength in New Mexico. 7th Annual American Indian Studies Consortium (Feb 2006).
  • Lujan, Carol. Transnational & Transdisciplinary Border Crossings from Science to Practice, American Indian Youth in Metro Phoenix. Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Consortium Annual Conference (Apr 2004).
  • Lujan, Carol. Establishing an American Indian Studies Program at ASU. 5th Annual American Indian Studies Consortium (Feb 2004).
  • Lujan, Carol. Reclaiming American Indian Studies: The ASU Experience. 5th Annual American Indian Studies Consortium (Feb 2004).
  • Lujan, Carol. College and Reality: Shaping the future for Indigenous Nations. American Indian Institute Honors Reception (May 2003).
  • Lujan, Carol. Demographic Profile of American Indian Nations. Wells Fargo Executive Trainning Meetings (May 2003).
  • Lujan, Carol. Spring 2003 ASU Honors Reception. American Indian Institute (Apr 2003).
  • Lujan, Carol. American Indian Studies/Indigenous/Studies in Arizona. American Indian Studies Consortium (Feb 2003).
  • Lujan, Carol. What Constitutes an American Indian Studies Program?. 2nd Annual American Indian Studies Directors' Consortium (Feb 2001).
  • Lujan, Carol. Education: Experiences and American Indian Studies. Native American Week (Apr 2000).
  • Lujan, Carol. American Indians into the 2nd Millennium. Arizona State University Native American Week (Apr 2000).
  • Lujan, Carol. Developing and American Indian Studies Program at Arizona State University. American Indian Studies Directors' Consortium (Mar 2000).
  • Lujan, Carol. Advancing Native Issues, Concerns and Professionals in the Academy. 11th Annual American Indian/Alaska Native Professors' Conference
  • Lujan, Carol. An Overview of American Indian Nations and the Navajo Nation. Correlation between Turkic People and Native Americans
Service
  • Udall Scholarship Selection Committee, Committee Member (2011 - Present)
  • American Indian Studies/ By-Laws Committee, Chair (2011 - Present)
  • Provost's Native American Advisory Committee, Member (2011 - Present)
  • Udall Scholarship Selection Committee, Committee Member (2010 - Present)
  • Arizona State University College of Law, Indian Law Prorgram, Advisory Board Member (1995 - Present)
  • Sandra Day O'Conner College of Law, Indian Law Program Advisory Board, Member (1995 - Present)
  • Provost's National Scholarships and Fellowships Committee, Committee Member (2011 - 2014)
  • Sandra Day O'Conner College of Law, Indian Law Program Advisory Board, Member (2011 - 2014)
  • American Indian Studies/ Personnel Committee, Member (2012 - 2014)
  • Tribal Indicators Project Team, Member (2012 - 2013)
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Judicial Selection Committee, Committee Member (2011 - 2013)
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Judicial Selection Committee, Committee Member (2008 - 2013)
  • American Indian Studies/ Personnel Committee, Member (2012 - 2013)
  • American Indian Studies Association, President (2012 - 2013)
  • Sandra Day O'Conner College of Law, Indian Law Program Advisory Board, Member (2011 - 2012)
  • Advisory Committee for American Indian and Alaska Natives, United States Census Buerau, Department of Commerce, Member (2011 - 2012)
  • Advisory Committee for American Indian and Alaska Natives, United States Census Buerau, Department of Commerce, Member (2009 - 2012)
  • American Indian Studies Association 13th Annual Conference, Chaired panel entitled "View from the Land: Why Asserting Indigenous Rights is Important to the Lives of Real People." (2012 - 2012)
  • American Indian Studies Association, Advisory Board Member (2009 - 2012)
  • American Indian Studies Association, Board Member (2009 - 2012)
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, School Board Member (2011 - 2011)
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, School Board Member (2008 - 2011)
  • American Indian Studies/ Personnel Committee, Chair (2011 - 2011)
  • American Indian Studies/ By-Laws Committee, Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • American Indian Studies/ Personnel Committee, Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • American Indian Studies Conference, Moderator for conference panel entitled "Cultural History and Sacred land in Indigenous Planning and Decision Making (2011 - 2011)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • AIS Director Search Committee, Member (2009 - 2010)
  • American Indian Studies By-Laws Committee, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • Personnel Committee, Chair (2009 - 2010)
  • U.S. Census Bureau Joint Advisory Advertising Review Panel (JAARP), Panel Member (2009 - 2009)
  • Section 904 Violence Against Indian Women in Indian Country Researchers' Workshop, Invited Researcher (2009 - 2009)
  • AIS director search committee, Member (2008 - 2008)
  • AIS Program Assessment, Compiled and submitted the AIS Program Assessment (2008 - 2008)
  • Board of Advisor, Native Minds, Member (2005 - 2008)
  • Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, School Board Member (2005 - 2008)
  • American Indian Policy and Research Center (ASU), Advisory Board Member (2005 - 2008)
  • Academic Program Review Self-Study Committee, Member (2008 - 2008)
  • Search Committee, Chair (2007 - 2008)
  • 7th Annual American Indian Studies Consortium Planning Committee, Co-Chair (2001 - 2008)
  • College of Liberal Arts and Science Faculty Senate, Representative (2006 - 2007)
  • Graduate Program Planning Committee, American Indian Studies Program, Chair (2005 - 2007)
  • National Organization of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Board Member (1994 - 2007)
  • American Indian issues, World Affairs Council of Arizona, Lecture (2004 - 2007)
  • ASU Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Advisory Board Member (2003 - 2007)
  • 8th Annual AIS Association (formerly Consortium) Planning Committee, Co-Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • American Indian Studies Consortium, Executive Board Member (2004 - 2007)
  • Atlatl National Service Organization for Native American Arts, Board Member (2001 - 2006)
  • Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Research Consultant (1995 - 2006)
  • Conditional Review Tenure Committee, American Indian Studies Program, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • Center for Urban Inquiry, Advisory Board Member (2002 - 2006)
  • Salt River Pima Maricop Indian Community Needs Assessment Planning Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • 7th Annual American Indian Studies Consortium Planning Committee, Co-Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • National Advisory Board, Colorado State University Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research Indian Youth Project, Member (2003 - 2006)
  • Planning Committee, Native American Art Studies Association, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Sabbatical Committee, Chair (2005 - 2005)
  • Conference Planning Committee, Native American Art Studies Association, Member (2003 - 2005)
  • American Indian Studies Consortium, Founder, Organizer, and Presenter (2002 - 2004)
  • American Indian Studies Newsletter, Editor (2001 - 2004)
  • American Indian Studies Consortium, Founder, Organizer and Presenter (2003 - 2004)
  • Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Researcher (2000 - 2003)
  • National Institute of Justice Evaluation Proposals, NIJ Peer Review Panel (2001 - 2001)
  • Symposium on Cultural Sovereignty: Native Rights in the 21st Century, Co-Organizer (2001 - 2001)
  • National Indian Law Enforcement Consultation meetings, U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, the Assistant Attorney General's Office, Facilitate, review and assess (2000 - 2000)
  • U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, the Assistant Attorney General's Office (OAAG), Research Consultant (2000 - 2000)
  • National Institute of Justice Evaluation Proposals, NIJ Peer Review Panel (2000 - 2000)
  • American Indian Studies Director's Consortium, Founder and Organizer (2000 - 2000)