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Future Stewards

Nicole Scott Nicole Scott, Program Manager (Navajo)
Email: ndsfsp@rit.edu Phone: (585) 475-5213

Nicole is a graduate of the University of Arizona and in her third year at RIT. As Program Manager, she is responsible for the day to day operation of FSP and serves as an advisor to both AISES and NASA. Currently, she is pursuing a Masters in Communication and Media Technologies.

Jeffrey Burnette Dr. Jeffrey Burnette, Director
Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Email: jdbgse@rit.edu

Dr. Burnette is the oldest son of an enrolled member of the Onondaga Nation. As the Director of the Native American Future Stewards Program he works to maintain and build the relationship between RIT and the American Indian community.

Dr.Roger Dube Dr. Roger Dube, Director of Research Initiatives (Mohawk)
Research Professor, Center for Imaging Science
Email: dube@cis.rit.edu

Dr. Dube helps place FSP students into research experiences. He has established relationships with NASA, NSF and NIH in addition to other non-governmental organizations. During the summer he oversees an NSF funded REU program that provides promising undergraduate students with an opportunity to conduct research at RIT and present their findings at conferences.

Jane Doctor T. Jane Doctor, Assistant Director FSP/NTID Tribal Education (Tonawanda Seneca)
Senior Mechanical Technician, Department of Engineering Studies, NTID

As an advocate for the deaf and hard of hearing population at RIT, Jane maintains the connection between FSP, NTID and the Tribal community. She also serves as an advisor to the President of NTID on issues confronting the Native American community at RIT.

Dr. Wilson Silva Dr. Wilson Silva
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Email: wdsgss@rit.edu

Dr. Silva is a field linguist committed to endangered language documentation. He has conducted research projects (including fieldwork) in Amazonian languages. Each spring he organizes the Symposium on the American Indian Langauges.

Program Contact Information

RIT Future Stewards Program
6000 Reynolds Drive #5008, 400-2075
Rochester, NY 14623
Office: (585) 475-5213
Fax: (585) 475-3222

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