CYNTHIA BENALLY portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Education, Culture & Society
801-587-7814

Research Keywords

  • Underrepresented students and communities with special interest in Native American populations
  • Teacher Education
  • Sovereignty
  • Native Americans
  • Native American Languages
  • Native American History
  • Language Maintenance & Revitalization Efforts
  • Indigenous Epistemologies
  • Indian Education
  • Critical Indigenous Research Methodologies
  • American Indian Education policy

Presentations

  • Benally, C. & Piper, D. (2017, November). To Have or Not to Have: Native American Content Instruction Policies, Round table discussion. National Association of Multicultural Education, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 11/10/2017.
  • Benally, C. (2017, November). On the Road of Good Intentions: Arizona's Instruction of Native American History Mandates. Invited presentation at the Learning Sciences Seminar. College of Education, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2017.
  • Benally, C. (2017, October). Native American History Mandates in Arizona. In N. R. Granados, (Instructor), ECS 6813/7813: Heritage and Community Language Education. College of Education, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2017.
  • Deloria, P., Arvin, M., Aikau, H., Benally, C. & Alberto, Lourdes (2017, September). Native American Studies, Pacific Studies, Indigenous Studies, Settler Colonial Studies: A Conversation. College of Humanities, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2017.