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Dylan Miner, Ph.D.

Miner is a Wiisaakodewinini (Métis) artist, activist, and scholar. He is Director of the American Indian Studies Program and Associate Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. Miner is also a founding member of the Justseeds artists collective, and on the board of the Michigan Indian Education Council. Miner has used MSU Museum cultural collections in his teaching, has worked closely with the MSU Museum on a curated program at the Great Lakes Folk Festival and, over the past year, has been in discussions with cultural history staff on ways to strategically and collaboratively advance collection development, education, research activities with the MSU Museum that would engage and support indigenous faculty, students, and community members.