Accessible Navigation. Go to: Navigation Main Content Footer

IRSE

People

Dr. Aaron Thomas is currently the Director of Indigenous Research and STEM Education (IRSE) at the University of Montana, in addition to his role as Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Read more »

Jon Stannard (Blackfeet) enjoyed a rewarding career until his retirement from the University of Montana as the Upward Bound Director in 2012.  Read more »

A member of the Oglala Sioux Nation, Don Belile is committed to his studies, wife Tonya, and son Apaullo.  His studies have taken him to the far reaches of the globe.  Read more »

Moses Leavens, a member of the Chippewa/Cree Nation, is a distinguished graduate student.  Prior to enrolling into graduate studies at the University of Montana fall semester 2013, Moses attended the University of Great Falls.  Read more »

Casey Ryan has taken a non-traditional approach to college preparation, but his success is uncommon.  Bored with the lack of challenges that high school presented, Casey decided to leave high school and enter college early.  Read more »

Ranalda Tsosie is to be admired for academic tenacity and unselfish commitment to her family and the health and safety of her people.  A member of the Dine’ Nation, Ranalda walks a careful balancing act of mother, wife to Stephen, graduate student, and researcher.    Read more »

University of Montana

Indigenous Research & STEM Education

Aaron Thomas, Ph.D.

Phone: 406.243.2052

32 Campus Drive | Missoula, MT 59812

aaron.thomas@umontana.edu