Rachel Rose Starks
Rachel Starks, NNI Senior Researcher, has over ten years of experience studying Native governance and social and economic development. She manages research projects and research teams, and presents NNI work in academic and public meetings. Rachel has participated in research on per capita distributions of tribal revenue, comparing the tribal economic changes from 1990-2000 using the U.S. Census, Native arts leaderships, border tribes, asset building, tribal justice systems, Native control of health care, and Indigenous rural economic development in Alberta, Canada. She has most recently published on tribes and international borders – Native Nations and U.S. Borders: Responding to Challenges to Indigenous Culture, Citizenship, and Security, and chapters in edited volumes on U.S.- Mexico border issues.