First Nations’ Raymond Foxworth to be a Visiting Scholar at University of New Mexico

We are honored to announce that First Nations’ Vice President of Grantmaking, Development and Communications Raymond Foxworth, Ph.D., will be a visiting scholar in the Political Science Department at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque beginning this fall.

As a visiting scholar, Raymond will be engaged in the completion of his original research on Indigenous politics in the United States and Latin America, focusing on Indigenous wellbeing, sovereignty, and autonomy, along with political participation and civic engagement.

During the scholarship period, Raymond will continue serving as First Nations Vice President of Grantmaking, Development and Communication for First Nations. In this role, he oversees fundraising, grantmaking and external communications, and leads the organization’s research and policy efforts surrounding Strengthening Native American Philanthropy and advancing Racial and Economic Equity.

Dr. Foxworth has a B.A. and M.A. in political science, and in May 2015 he received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Raymond is a citizen of the Navajo Nation, originally from Tuba City, Arizona. He has served on the Board of Directors of Native Public Media, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.