Dr. Kathy DeerInWater is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. She joined AISES in October 2014. Kathy brings first-hand experience and passion to AISES’ mission of increasing the representation of Native people in STEM studies and careers. Kathy oversees program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting for all AISES special projects, serving our youngest students to senior-level professionals. In addition, Kathy serves as the PI or program director on all research projects such as the NSF funded “Lighting the Pathway to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM” project.
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