Kiana is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant in the Sociology department. Her focus is on various intersections of race, class, gender, indigeneity, and sexuality. Kiana’s research examines health disparities for populations with intersecting identities, with an emphasis on Native American/ Alaskan Native groups.
Kiana earned her Bachelor degree in Sociology with a minor in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies from California State University Long Beach. Correct pronouns are she/her.