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Cheryl Ellenwood 

Assistant Professor

Office: Johnson Tower 715
Curriculum Vitae

Cheryl Ellenwood, Nez Perce, is an Assistant Professor at PPPA and an affiliate of the Center for Native American Research & Collaboration at WSU. Her research examines issues of equity in the public sector, as well as nonprofit management, social enterprises and hybrid organization forms. She has worked extensively with Native-led organizations in both the public and private sector and thus her research often examines issues of race, justice, and equity. She is a former development officer for a national Native nonprofit and has worked with several Native-led organizations and views organizations in both broad and narrow terms depending on the research purpose and context. She holds a PhD in Public Management from the University of Arizona and has a MA in American Indian Studies with a focus on American Indian Law and Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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