Lloyd Lee


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Internal Advisory Board

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Dr. Lloyd L. Lee is an associate professor of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Lee is a citizen of the Navajo Nation. He is Kinyaa’ánii (Towering House), born for Tlááschíí (Red Bottom). His maternal grandfather’s clan is Áshiihí (Salt) and his paternal grandfather’s clan is Tábaahá (Water’s Edge). He is on the American Indian Studies Association council. Dr. Lee is the author of Diné Masculinities: Conceptualizations and Reflections (2013) and edited Diné Perspectives: Reclaiming and Revitalizing Navajo Thought (2014).  He has forthcoming new book titled Navajo Sovereignty: Understandings and Visions of the Diné People (2017). His research focuses on American Indian identity, gender, leadership, philosophies, transformative research, and community building.