Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies


The Five College NAIS Certificate Program is comprised of dedicated faculty members at Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This community meets several times throughout the year to discuss course offerings, current events and research. If you are a Five College student looking to learn more about the program, please look below to find the contact information of your campus advisors, who can assist you in building a curriculum that fits your interests.

campus advisors

Amherst College
Lisa Brooks (English and American Studies)

Hampshire College
Pamela Stone (Anthropology)

Mount Holyoke College
Christine DeLucia (History)
Lauret Savoy (Environmental Studies)

Smith College
Christen Mucher (American Studies)

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Kathleen Brown-Perez (Honors College)
Alice Nash (History)