Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potawatomi) is a research analyst for the Native Nations Institute (NNI) at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Mary Beth’s work at the UA’s NNI expands across a diverse range of indigenous governance areas. Some of those areas include child welfare, tribal justice systems, citizen entrepreneurship and role of non-indigenous museums and contemporary native art. Also, she assists in providing monthly updates about NNI’s work to the public. Jäger earned a BA at Carroll College in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and MSW from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.