Member of the Equity Advisory Council from 2021 to 2022.
Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is a former member of the Center for Healthy Minds Equity Advisory Council, an external body of world class scholars and practitioners who are invited to provide advice to the Center's community (leadership, researchers and staff) on all facets of work through the lens of equity, inclusion and diversity.
Brayboy is President’s Professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. At ASU, he is Vice-President of Social Advancement, senior advisor to the president, director of the Center for Indian Education and co-editor of the Journal of American Indian Education. From 2007 to 2012, he was visiting President’s Professor of Indigenous education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
He is the author or co-author of almost 100 scholarly projects. He has had grants from the Ford, Kellogg, Mellon and Spencer foundations as well as from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation. He and his team have graduate over 165 indigenous teachers, 23 Indigenous doctoral students and dozens of Indigenous master's students.
He is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a member of the National Academy of Education. His scholarship is at the intersections of education, Indigenous Studies, law and policy where he explores the ways that Indigenous Knowledge Systems engage and are engaged by institutions of higher education. He has been a visiting and noted scholar in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Ph.D. with highest distinction, University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Intercultural Communication, University of Pennsylvania
MAT, Secondary Social Studies, Trinity College
B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill