Rebecca Tsosie is a Regents Professor and Morris K. Udall Professor of Law at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Professor Tsosie teaches in the areas of Federal Indian law, Property, Constitutional Law, Cultural Resources Law, and Critical Race Theory. Prior to joining the University of Arizona in 2016, Professor Tsosie was a Regents Professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where she also served as Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement. Professor Tsosie was the first faculty Executive Director of ASU’s Indian Legal Program and served in that position for fifteen years. While at ASU, Professor Tsosie also held an academic appointment with the faculty of Philosophy within the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, and she served as an affiliate faculty member for the American Indian Studies Program and a Distinguished Sustainability Scientist for the Global Institute of Sustainability.
Professor Tsosie, who is of Yaqui descent, is recognized nationally and internationally for her work in the fields of Federal Indian law and Indigenous peoples’ human rights. Professor Tsosie is a member of the Arizona Bar Association and the California Bar Association. She serves as an appellate judge for the Supreme Court of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, as well as the San Carlos Tribal Court of Appeals. Professor Tsosie received her Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles, and she was also a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California.
Presenting in the following sessions:
Nov 10, 2023
10:45 AM-12:15 PM
1.5 CLE Credits
This panel will share valuable insight and guidance for legal professionals in managing mental health and addressing substance abuse concerns. With a focus on wellness and mitigating stress within the legal landscape, this session seeks to tie in indigenous knowledge with indigenous wellness...