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Taylor Broadbent
NAS Mellon Impact Fellow


BA, Letters-Constitutional Studies, Minors in Native American Studies & Latin, University of Oklahoma, In Progress

Personal Statement

I am a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and from Moore, Oklahoma. On Campus, I serve as President of the Constitutional Studies Student Association, Treasurer of the Pre-Law Society, and Parliamentarian of Eta Sigma Phi Classical Honor Society. I also serve as the Speaker Pro-Tempore of the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature and President of the College Democrats of Oklahoma.

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Tribal Sovereignty & Self-Governance
Federal Indian Law
Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Civic Engagement

Honors and Recognition

Stewart & Morris Udall Foundation Scholar
Cortez A.M. Ewing Fellow
Carl Albert Congressional Research Center Fellow

Selected Research and Creative Activity

Author on The University of Oklahoma Civic Engagement Campus Action Plan 2022

Presented at the National Campaign Conference: Challenges to Democracy and Reaffirming Civic Engagement hosted by The Kennedy Institute of Politics at Harvard University

Administrative Work

Policy Intern - Office of the Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs & White House Council on Native American Affairs

Tribal Climate Policy Intern - South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center - Bureau of Indian Affairs

Native American & Intellegence Policy Intern - Office of Congressman Markwayne Mullin

Campaign Finance and Strategy Intern - Skyfire Media

Current Projects

Author on the Fifth National Climate Assesment Southern Great Plains Chapter (Anticipated Fall 2023)