Professor of Native American Studies in Education, University of Oregon
Co-author: Preventing Disciplinary Exclusions of Students from American Indian/Alaska Native Backgrounds
CHiXapkaid (Michael Pavel, Ph.D.), is a Professor of Native American Studies in Education in the Education Studies Department at the University of Oregon. His scholarship draws primarily from his experience as a traditional bearer among the Southern Salish people and as an enrolled tribal member of the Skokomish Nation. He specializes in the discipline of higher education with a focus on improving Native postsecondary access and achievement.