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CHiXapkaid (Michael Pavel)

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Office Location: 
124F Lokey Education Building 5277 University Of Oregon Eugene, OR 97403-5277
Phone: 
(541) 346-2847
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Education: 
B.A., University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1981
M.Ed., Arizona State University-Tempe, 1986
Ph.D., Arizona State University-Tempe, 1991
Traditional Culture, 1972-present
Tradition Bearer of Southern Puget Salish

CHiXapkaid's scholarship draws primarily from his experience as a traditional bearer among the Southern Salish people and an enrolled tribal member of the Skokomish Nation. He specializes in the discipline of higher education with particular emphasis on improving Native postsecondary access and achievement. Much of his published scholarship brings attention to the intersection of Native culture and educational attainment/ achievement. Early career publications tested mainstream theory using American Indian and Alaska Native data and producing comprehensive national studies on American Indians and Alaska Natives in grades K-12 and higher education.

He continues to engage in these research foci by conducting research that advances teacher preparation, targets opportunities to incorporate Native culture and wisdom in the educational and professional development process, addresses American Indian and Alaska Native college student success, and cultivates programs that foster American Indian and Alaska Native postsecondary access and achievement.

Publications: 

REFEREED ARTICLES Inglebret, E., Guillory, J., & CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D.M.). (In Progress). Negotiating the path of university success: Perspectives of American Indian graduates. Will be submitted to: The Journal Higher Education. CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.), Egan, E., & Inglebret, E. (In Progress). The importance of environmental education to increase American Indian and Alaska Native student academic achievement. Will be submitted to: Journal of American Indian Culture and Research. Myers, C.B., Brown, D.E., & Pavel, D.M. (Under Review). Increasing Access to Higher Education among Low-Income Students: The Washington State Achievers Program. Submitted to: Submitted to: Journal of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Myers, C.B., & Pavel, D.M. (Under Review). Increasing access to postbaccalaureate education among at-risk students: The gates millennium scholars program. Submitted to: Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice. Inglebret, E., Jones, C., & CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2008). Integrating American Indian/Alaska Native culture into shared storybook intervention. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 4(39), 521-527. Inglebret, E., CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.), & Lehr, T. (2008). Connecting with culture through middle school environmental curriculum. Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Division 14, 15(1), 12-18. Inglebret, E., Bear Eagle, D., & CHiXapKaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2007). American Indian stories enrich intervention. The ASHA Leader, 12(1), 1, 26-27. Pavel, D. M., Banks, S. R., & Pavel, S. (2002). The Oksale story: Training teachers for schools serving American Indians and Alaska Natives. Journal of American Indian Education, 41(2), 38-47. Pavel, D. M., Inglebret, E., & Banks, S. R. (2001). Tribal colleges and universities in an era of dynamic development. Peabody Journal, 76(1), 50-72. Pavel, D. M., Curtain, T. R., & Whitner, S. (1998). Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native education: Results from the 1993-94 and 1990-91 Schools and Staffing Survey. Equity & Excellence, 31(1), 48-54. Pavel, M., Bruno, J., Gonzalez, E., & Strand, S. (1996). Identifying and addressing background information deficits for minority undergraduate students in science. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 24(4), 335-357. Pavel, D. M. (1995). Comparing BIA and tribal schools with public schools: A look at the Year 1990-91. Journal of American Indian Education, 35(5), 10-15. Pavel, D. M., Swisher K., & Ward, M. (1995). Special focus: American Indian and Alaska Native demographic and educational trends. In D. J. Carter & R. Wilson (Eds.), Thirteenth annual status report: Minorities in higher education (pp. 33-59). Washington, DC: American Council on Education. Padilla, R., & Pavel, D. M. (1994). Using qualitative research to assess advising. The Review of Higher Education, 17(2), 143-159. Pavel, D. M., Sanchez, T., & Machamer, A. (1994). Ethnic fraud, Native people, and higher education. Thought & Action, 10(1), 91-100. Swisher, K., & Pavel, D. M. (1994). American Indian learning styles survey: An assessment of teacher knowledge. Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, 13, 59-77. Pavel, D. M., Miller, G. B., & Pavel, M. J. (1993). Too long, too silent: The threat to Cedar and the sacred ways of the Skokomish. American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 17(3), 53-80. Pavel, D. M., & Padilla, R. V. (1993). American Indian and Alaska Native postsecondary departure: An example of assessing a mainstream model using national longitudinal data. Journal of American Indian Education, 32(2), 1-23. Pavel, D. M., Swisher, K., Hoisch, M., & Concho, C. (1992). A model of dropout and transfer assessment for Indian education. Journal of Navajo Education, 9(3), 29-39. Murguia, E., Padilla, R. V., & Pavel, D. M. (1991). Ethnicity and the concept of social integration in Tinto's model of institutional departure. Journal of College Student Development (Special Edition), 32, 433-439. BOOKS AND NATIONAL STUDIES Pavel, D.M., & Associates. (Book Proposal in Progress). Handbook on Indigenous education. Currently working with Emily Birch, Senior Editor at Praeger Publishers, who is very excited about producing a two volume set. Pavel, D.M. (In Progress). Developing programs that foster American Indian and Alaska Native postsecondary access and achievement. Choice is to publish the completed manuscript with John Hopkins University Press. Pavel, D. M., & Inglebret, E. (2007). The American Indian and Alaska Native student's guide to college success. Westport, CT: Greenwood. Pavel, D. M., & Reyhner, J. (2002). American Indian and Alaska Native education research agenda literature review. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Pavel, D. M., Skinner, R., Cahalan, M., Tippeconnic, J., & Stein, W. (1998). American Indian and Alaska Natives in postsecondary education. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Pavel, D. M., & Curtin, T. R. (1997). Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native education: Results from the 1993-94 and 1990-91 schools and staffing survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Pavel, D. M., Curtin, T. R., Thorne, J., Christenson, B., & Rudes, B. (1995). Characteristics of American Indian and Alaska Native education: Results from the 1990-91 schools and staffing survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Pp. 225. Swisher, K., Hoisch, M., & Pavel, D. M. (1992). American Indian and Alaska Native dropout study: 1991. Washington, DC: National Education Association. Pp. 285. Swisher, K., Pavel, D. M., Concho, C., & Hoisch, M. (1991). BIA membership study: An analysis of dropout and transfer rates. Washington, DC: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Pp. 210. BOOK CHAPTERS subiyay (Miller, B.) & CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2008). Traditional teachings about Coast Salish art. In B. Brotherton (Ed.), S'abadeb (The Gifts): Pacific Coast Salish art and artist (pp. 24-49) Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press. CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2007). Spiritual, mental, and physical well-being. In CHiXapkaid (D. M. Pavel) & E. Inglebret (Eds.), The American Indian and Alaska Native guide to college success (pp. 60-76). Westport, CT: Greenwood. CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2007). Where to begin the journey. In CHiXapkaid (D. M. Pavel) & E. Inglebret (Eds.), The American Indian and Alaska Native guide to college success (pp. 10-27). Westport, CT: Greenwood. Inglebret, E., Banks, S. R., Pavel, D. M., Friedlander, R., & Stone, M. L. (2007). Multimedia curriculum development based on the oral tradition. In L. E. Dyson, M. Hendriks, & S. Grant (Eds.), Information technology and indigenous people (pp. 123-125). Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc. CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2005). Decolonizing through storytelling. In W. A. Wilson & M. Yellow Bird (Eds.), For indigenous eyes only: A decolonizing handbook (pp. 127-137). Sante Fe, NM: School of American Research. Pavel, D. M., Larimore, C., & Vanalstine, M. J. (2002). A gift to all children: Native teacher preparation. In M. Benham & W. Stein (Eds.), The renaissance of American Indian higher education (pp. 193-211). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Inglebret, E., & Pavel, D. M. (2000). Curriculum planning and development for American Indians and Alaska Natives in higher education. In F. W. Parkay & B. Stanford (Eds.), Curriculum planning: A contemporary approach (7th ed., pp. 493-502). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Pavel, D. M. (1999). American Indians and Alaska Natives in higher education: Promoting access and achievement. In K. G. Swisher & J. W. Tippeconnic, III (Eds.), Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education (pp. 271-296). Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearing House on Rural and Small Schools. Pavel, D. M., Inglebret, E., & Van Den Hende, M. (1999). Tribal colleges. In B. Townsend (Ed.), Community colleges for women and minorities: Enabling access to the Baccalaureate (pp. 113-150). New York: Garland. Townsend, B. K, Guyden, J. A., Hutcheson, P. A., Laden, B. V., Pavel, D. M., & Wolf-Wendel, L. (1999). Beyond a distinctive student body: Possibilities for practice. In B. Townsend (Ed.), Community colleges for women and minorities: Enabling access to the Baccalaureate (pp. 225-244). New York: Garland. Pavel, D. M. (1998). Developing faculty mentors for American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students. In H. T. Frierson, Jr. (Ed.), Diversity in higher education: Examining protege-mentor experiences: Vol. 2 (pp. 115-127). Stamford, CT: JAI. Geiogamah, H., & Pavel, D. M. (1993). Developing television for American Indian and Alaska Native children in the late 20th century. In G. Berry & J. Asamen (Eds.), The effects of television on the psychosocial development of children (pp. 191-204). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Pavel, D. M. (1993). American Indians in higher education. In Indian education: A federal entitlement (pp. 215-226). Washington, DC: National Advisory Council on Indian Education. Richardson, R. C., Jr., & Pavel, D. M. (1992). Better measures of equity in minority participation and enrollment. In M. Ludwig (Ed.), A challenge of change: Public four-year higher education enrollment lessons from the 1980s for the 1990s (pp. 145-169). Washington, DC: American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Pavel, D. M., & Reiser, M. (1991). Using national data bases to examine minority student success in higher education. In C. Lenth (Ed.), Using national data bases: New directions for institutional researchers (pp. 3-20). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. PROFESSIONAL REPORTS Pavel, D.M., Inglebret, E., Sievers, J., & Krebill-Prather, R. (2009). Evaluating GEAR UP partnerships. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.), Banks-Joseph, S., Inglebret, E., McCubbin, L., Sievers, J., Bruna, L., Galaviz, S., Anderson, A., Egan, E., Brownfield, S., Lockhart, M., Grogan, G., & Sanyal, N. (2008). From where the sun rises: Addressing the educational achievement of Native Americans in Washington state. Olympia, WA: Governor's Office of Indian Affairs. Pps. 318. Myers, C. B., Gotch, J., Holliway, D., & Pavel, D. M. (2008). An analysis of Gates Millennium Scholar graduate and professional educational attainment. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Pps. 54. Myers, C. B., Brown, D., & Pavel, D. M. (2008). The transition to college for cohort 5 of the Washington Achievers program. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Pps. 69. Pavel, D. M. (2006). External assessment of findings pertaining to parent and student responses about Antioch University's Native American early college high school program. Seattle, WA: Antioch University-Seattle. Pavel, D. M. (2006). External evaluation of NSF TCUP program to Alaska Native serving institutions. Barrow, AK: Illisagvik College. Pavel, D. M. (2005). External evaluation of Bristol Bay Native Association's National Science Foundation science, technology, engineering, and math program. Barrow, AK: Illisagvik College. Pavel, D. M. (2005). External evaluation of Southeast Alaska Native Association's National Science Foundation science, technology, engineering, and math program. Barrow, AK: Illisagvik College. Pavel, D. M., Heggins, W., Pavel, J., & Egan, L. (2005). Cost-benefit analysis of Muckleshoot Tribal College. Auburn, WA: Muckleshoot Tribal Education Department. Pavel, D. M., Pavel, S., Egan, E., & Egawa, K. (2005). External assessment of Antioch University's Native American early college high school program. Seattle, WA: Antioch University-Seattle. Pavel, D. M. (2002). Preliminary case study: Blackfeet Community College Native teacher preparation program. Tempe, AZ: Center for Indian Education, ASU. Pavel, D. M. (2002). Preliminary case study: Heritage College Native teacher preparation program. Tempe, AZ: Center for Indian Education, ASU. Pavel, D. M. (2002). Preliminary case study: Northwest Indian College and Washington State University Native teacher preparation program. Tempe, AZ: Center for Indian Education, ASU. Pavel, D. M. (2002). Preliminary case study: Salish Kootenai College Native teacher preparation program. Tempe, AZ: Center for Indian Education, ASU. Pavel, D. M. (2002). Preliminary case study: Western Washington University Native teacher preparation program. Tempe, AZ: Center for Indian Education, ASU. Pavel, D. M. (2001). Site visit: College of Menominee Nation. MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Pavel, D. M. (2001). Site visit: Consortium for Alaska Native higher education. MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Pavel, D. M. (1999). Institutional capacity building at Salish Kootenai College, Fort Belknap College, Fort Peck Community College. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges and the Ford Foundation. Eller, R., Martinez, R., Pace, C., Pavel, M., & Barnett, L. (1999). Rural community college initiative: Building teams for institutional and community change. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges. Eller, R., Martinez, R., Pace, C., Pavel, M., & Barnett, L. (1999). Rural community college initiative: Institutional capacity building. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges. Eller, R., Martinez, R., Pace, C., Pavel, M., Garza, H., & Barnett, L. (1998). Rural community college initiative: Access-removing barriers to participation. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges. Eller, R., Martinez, R., Pace, C., Pavel, M., Garza, H., & Barnett, L. (1998). Rural community college initiative: Economic development. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges. Pavel, D. M. (1998). Team building at Salish Kootenai College, Fort Belknap College, Fort Peck Community College. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges and the Ford Foundation. Pavel, D. M., & Inglebret, E. (1998). RCCI impact on tribal economic development. Washington, DC: American Association of Community College and the Ford Foundation. Pavel, D. M. (1997). Promoting postsecondary access through tribal colleges. Washington, DC: American Association of Community Colleges and the Ford Foundation. Pavel, D. M. (1997). Skokomish self-governance survey. Shelton, WA: Skokomish Indian Nation. Pavel, D. M., Rhode, S., & Burkett, S. (1997). Tribal professional and graduate needs assessment. Pullman, WA: Washington State University's Graduate School. Garza, H., Eller, R., Martinez, R., Pace, C., & Pavel, M. (1996). Exploring and documenting the challenges and opportunities faced by institutions participating in the rural community college initiative (RCCI). Washington, DC: American Council on Education. Pavel, D. M. (1996). Rural community college initiative: Salish Kootenai College, Fort Belknap College, and Fort Peck Community College. Washington, DC: American Council on Education and the Ford Foundation. Pavel, D. M., & Timmons, J. (1995). American Indian entrepreneurship: Insights and strategies. Kansas City, MO: Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Pavel, D. M. (1993). Native curriculum guide for American Indian and Alaska Native art: A medium for cultural preservation, recognition, and intellectual development. Irvine, CA: Native American Intertribal University-Preparatory Summer Program, University of California, Irvine. Pavel, D. M. (1992). Salt River Pima Maricopa tribal education position statement. Scottsdale, AZ: Salt River Pima Maricopa Tribal Education Department. Pavel, D. M. (1991). Salt River Pima Maricopa tribal education needs assessment. Scottsdale, AZ: Salt River Pima Maricopa Tribal Education Department. Pavel, D. M. (1991). Tribal college participation in IPEDS: Pitfalls and potential. Washington, DC: American Indian Higher Education Consortium. NON-REFEREED ARTICLES AND ERIC DIGESTS Inglebret, E., sa'hLa mitSa (Pavel, S.), & CHiXapkaid (Pavel, D. M.). (2008). A spectrum of communication options, A three- part story: Accessibility for children in a rural areas. The ASHA Leader, 8(13), p. 6 Pavel, M. (Winter, 2006). A personal perspective: There just wasn't enough time. The American Indian Graduate, 6(1), 6-7, 38. Pavel, D. M., Skinner, R., Cahalan,
., Tippeconnic, J., & Stein, W. (2006). American Indian and Alaska Natives in postsecondary education. Education Statistics Quarterly, 1(1). Available online at: http://nces.ed.gov/programs/quarterly/vol_1/1_1/5-esq11-a.asp. Pavel, M. (2006). The American Indian Graduate Center's 2005 Annual Conference and Traditional Knowledge Gathering. The American Indian Graduate, 5(2), 1. Pavel, M. (Fall, 2002). When cultures clash in the classroom: Training in Native ways gives teachers the sensitivity to work effectively with Native kids. NW Education, 8(1), 31-32. Pavel, D. M. (May, 2001). The changing face of tribal colleges. Community College Times, 13(9), 6-7. Pavel, D. M. (1999). Schools, principals, and teachers serving American Indian and Alaska Native students. Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. Pavel, D. M., Skinner, R., Cahalan, M., Tippeconnic, J., & Stein, W. (1999). American Indian and Alaska Natives in postsecondary education. Education Statistics Quarterly, 1(1), 67-74. Avalos, J., & Pavel, D. M. (1993). Improving the performance of the Hispanic community college student. Los Angeles, CA: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges. Pavel, D. M., & Colby, A. (1993). American Indians in higher education: The community college experience. Los Angeles, CA: ERIC Clearinghouse on Junior and Community Colleges. Pavel, D. M. (1992). American Indians in higher education: Research on participation and graduation. Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. Pavel, D. M. (1992). The emerging role of tribal college libraries in Indian education. Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. FOREWORD, BOOK REVIEWS, AND INTERVIEWS Foreword in: Sleeter, C. E., & McLaren, P. L. (1995). Multicultural education, critical pedagogy, and the politics of difference. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. Book review essay of three books for Research in Higher Education (2000): Axtell, J. (1998). The pleasures of academe: A celebration and defense of higher education. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. Bennett, J. B. (1998). College professionalism: The academy, individualism, and the common good. Phoenix, AZ: American Council on Education and the Oryx Press. Finkelstein, M. J., Seal, R. K., & Schuster, J. H. (1998). The new academic generation: A profession in transformation. Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press. Book review for the Journal of Higher Education: Oppelt, N. P. (June, 1990). The tribally controlled Indian colleges: The beginnings of self-determination in American Indian education. Tsiale, AZ: Navajo Community College Press. Book review for the American Indian Culture and Research Journal: Reyhner, J. (Ed.). (1994).Teaching American Indian students. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. Interviewed by Peter McLaren. (1997, Jan.). A history of tragedy: A journey of healing. International Journal of Education Reform, 6(1), 75-80. Interviewed by Margaret Daniels Tyler. (1993). Summer research opportunity programs: Voices and visions of success in pursuit of the Ph.D. Washington, DC: Council of Graduate Schools.