Dr. Sandy Kewanhaptewa-Dixon
Dr. Sandy Kewanhaptewa-Dixon is Hopi and she received her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding Graduate University in 2006. She is currently chair of the Department of Ethnic & Women’s Studies at California Polytechnic University, Pomona in the College of Education and Integrative Studies. Before teaching in higher education, Sandy taught special education in Los Angeles Unified School District. She also worked at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for sixteen years and Sherman Indian High School in Riverside County. At Sherman, she served as the Special Education Coordinator and Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator and was a former Principal at Noli Indian High School in San Jacinto, California. She has served on many educational school boards and commissions. She is the mother of two children.