Dustin Jansen

Faculty Member

Dusty Jansen

Biography

Dustin Jansen is originally from Coyote Canyon, New Mexico. He was born and raised on the Navajo reservation and is an enrolled member. Dustin received hisScience A.S. from Utah Valley University, his History B.A. from Brigham Young University, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law.

Dustin practice as an Attorney and Judge in the tribal court systems for nearly fifteen years. He served as a Judge for the Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation, a Hearing Officer for the Navajo Nation Office of Hearings and Appeals, Pro tem Judge for Zuni Pueblo, and has been teaching at UVU since the Fall of 2015. Dustin is the program coordinator for the American Indian Studies program. Recently, Dustin was appointed as Director the Utah Division of Indian Affairs by Governor Herbert.

Teaching

POLS 1000

American Heritage AS, Spring 2022

AIST 3360

American Indian Education Policy, Spring 2022

AIST 3590

American Indian Law, Spring 2022