Compact Nation Podcast: Season 3 Episode 6

Honoring Native Communities: On this episode of Compact Nation Podcast, Marisol talks with Persephone Lewis, professor of practice in ethnic studies and tribal liaison at University of San Diego. Persephone takes time to explain the role of tribal liaison and why similar positions are becoming more prevalent on campuses across the country. She also describes some ways that colleges and universities can engage native communities by focusing on relationship building and setting foundations by honoring the history and contemporary context of indigenous people. Plus, some reflections on the recent midterm elections. Listen now and weigh in online using #CompactNationPod.

Meet the Guests

Persephone Lewis
Persephone Lewis is professor of practice in ethnic studies and tribal liaison for University of San Diego. She received her MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management in 2009 from the University of San Diego. Her BA in Sociology and Ethnic Studies was received in 2004 the University of California, San Diego.

Your Hosts

Marisol Morales
Marisol Morales is the vice president for network leadership at Campus Compact and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Andrew Seligsohn
Andrew Seligsohn is the current president of Campus Compact and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

Emily J. Shields
Emily Shields is the current Iowa Campus Compact executive director, acting director of Minnesota Campus Compact, and a #CompactNationPod co-host.

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