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Carolee Dodge Francis

Oneida Nation of WI. Professor, School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Carolee Dodge Francis is a Native American (Oneida Nation) social behavioral researcher, Chair, Department of Civil Society & Community Studies and Ecology of Human Well-Being Professor at the School of Human Ecology, UW – Madison. She strives to intertwine community engagement and research scholarship as a reflection of her cultural understanding within a contemporary context focusing upon the well-being of Indigenous populations. Dr. Dodge Francis has over 30+ years’ work experience ranging from public health/community wellness, Indigenous evaluation & program development, to qualitative community-based participatory research within urban and rural Native American communities. She is a published author and has been a Principal Investigator with federal (NIH and CDC) funding sources for well over a decade.

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Day Two Welcome

Day 2: November 15, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Welcome

Chief Diversity Officer LaVar J. Charleston and Provost Charles Lee Isbell Jr. welcome attendees to day two of the Diversity Forum conference. Oneida Nation of WI Professor, School of Human Ecology, Carolee Dodge Francis will provide the Native Nations Tribute.