Executive Director, Harvard University Native American Program
Shelly C. Lowe is a citizen of the Navajo Nation and grew up on the Navajo Reservation in Ganado, Arizona. She is currently the Executive Director of the Harvard University Native American Program and was previously the Assistant Dean for Native American Affairs in the Yale College Deans Office and Director of the Native American Cultural Center at Yale University. Prior to her position at Yale, she spent six years as the Graduate Education Program Facilitator for the American Indian Studies Programs at The University of Arizona. Ms. Lowe is currently a member of the National Endowment for the Humanities Council, an appointment she received from President Obama. She has served on the board of the National Indian Education Association and as a Board of Trustee for the National Museum of the American Indian.