Jason Corwin

PhD

Jason Corwin.

Jason Corwin

PhD

Jason Corwin

PhD

Seneca Nation, Deer Clan
Clinical Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies

Education

  • PhD, Natural Resources, Cornell University, 2016
  • MS, Natural Resources, Cornell University 2010
  • BS, Communications, Cornell University 2002

Biographical Statement

Jason Corwin is a citizen of the Seneca Nation (Deer Clan) and a lifelong media maker. He was the founding director of the Seneca Media & Communications Center and has produced several short and feature length documentaries. Jason has extensive experience as a community-based environmental educator utilizing digital media to engage with Indigenous ways of knowing, sustainability, and social/environmental justice topics.

Research Area

"My work is situated at the confluence of Indigenous ways of knowing, environmental education, and digital media. It highlights Native peoples' and communities' work to achieve narrative sovereignty, sustainability, and environmental justice."

Scholarly Interests

Sustainability, Indigenous media, environmental justice, African and Native American relations.

Recent publications

Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective – Sustainable Storytellers Challenging The Status Quo. Journal of Sustainability Education. Vol. 23, Ecomedia Literacy Special Issue.