Blythe Katelyn George
Blythe Katelyn George (she/her/hers) is a member of the Yurok Tribe and currently serves as a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology. Her research focuses on processes of adversity and resilience in tribal communities, with an emphasis on qualitative methodologies and database creation and management. Prof. George received a B.A. in Sociology from Dartmouth College, and an M.A. in Sociology and Ph.D. in Sociology & Social Policy from Harvard University. Prof. George has been recognized by the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council’s Mellon Mays Initiatives, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, Harvard University’s Native American Program and the Kennedy School’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and Indigenous Education, Inc. for her work on prisoner reentry on tribal reservations. In 2021, Prof. George will join the faculty of University of California-Merced as an Assistant Professor of Sociology.