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Native American and Indigenous Studies

Director of NAIS

Christopher C. Russell, Ph.D.

Director & Associate Professor, Native American and Indigenous Studies; Associate Professor of English

B.A.,  Western Washington University
M.A.,  Western Washington University
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Phone: (307)766-6520
Office: NAERCC 117, Hoyt Hall 245


Faculty Name

Chris “Caskey” Russell is from Seattle, Washington. He’s lived in Laramie since 2004. He teaches courses for English and American Indian Studies. He’s an enrolled member of the Tlingit Indian Tribe of Alaska. His hobbies include playing soccer, playing guitar and singing with his band Moral Panic, hiking/fishing/camping, and spending time with his two boys.

Teaching: American Indians and Films, Modern Poetry, American Indian Literature

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Arts and Sciences/Native American and Indigenous Studies

Native American Education Research and Cultural Center, Rm 117, 200 S 10th St

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6520

Fax: 307-766-2555


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