IDCE Students Profiles

Melissa “Tyanne” Benallie-Stewart (IDSC '2008)
IDCE Fellow

Melissa “Tyanne” Benallie-Stewart (USA) earned her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Prior to attending IDCE, Tyanne was working at the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the American Indian Environmental Office. Tyanne has previous experiences working within the non-profit sector. Her past experiences include Native American and Latino outreach. She is interested in comparative studies of Native American Society and developing countries: politically, socially, and culturally. Tyanne also has had the opportunity to live in both England and Spain.