Dr. Cornel Pewewardy
Professor Pewewardy (D.Ed. 1989, Pennsylvania State University) is Comanche-Kiowa and an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma. Dr. Pewewardy served as a post-doctoral fellow in the Center for Multi-Ethnic Education at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining Portland State University, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Leadership and Center for Indigenous Nations Studies at the University of Kansas as well as adjunct faculty in American Indian Studies at Haskell Indian Nations University. From 2005-2007, Dr. Pewewardy was the Dean of Academic Instruction at the Comanche Nation College in Lawton, Oklahoma.