Doctor of Philosophy
The Doctor of Philosophy program at Navajo Technical University is designed for individuals who have a passion for preserving and promoting the Navajo language, culture, and traditions.
Welcome to the Doctor of Philosophy in Diné Culture and Language Sustainability at Navajo Technical University! Our program is designed to prepare students to become leaders and experts in the field of Diné culture and language sustainability, with a focus on preserving and revitalizing the Navajo language and culture.
Our program will provide students with a rigorous and interdisciplinary education that draws on the fields of history, anthropology, literature, sociology, and cultural studies. Our faculty are experts in their fields and are committed to providing students with a supportive and engaging learning environment.
As a student in our program, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our esteemed faculty members, Dr. Siri Tuttle and Dr. Franklin Sage (Diné). Dr. Tuttle is a renowned linguist and expert in Athabaskan linguistics and community-based research, while Dr. Sage is a leading scholar in the field of Education and foundation of research, Diné research in culture and history. Their expertise and guidance will provide you with a strong foundation in the theory and practice of Diné culture and language sustainability.