Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is president’s professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University (ASU). At ASU, he is senior advisor to the president and director of the Center for Indian Education. He is the author/editor of nine volumes, dozens of articles and book chapters, and multiple policy briefs for the U.S. Department of Education, National Science Foundation, and the National Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on the role of race and diversity in higher education, and the experiences of Indigenous students, staff, and faculty in institutions of higher education. He has been a visiting and noted scholar in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway. He and his team have, over the past 19 years, prepared more than 160 Native teachers to work in American Indian communities and 19 American Indian PhDs. He is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a member of the National Academy of Education.