Ionah M. Elaine Scully is a doctoral student in Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University focusing on Indigeous land pedagogy and relationality in dialogues across difference, particularly focusing on Indigequeer or Two Spirit perspectives in dialogues with other people of color. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College with a B.A. in Labor History and Creative Writing, Scully has been a life-long community activist and organizer around a variety of worker, racial, and gender justice issues that often overlap. This community-focused work shapes their academic career. They were a 2019-2020 PAGE Fellow and are excited to be a 2020-2021 current Co-Director of that Fellowship.
Scully’s work has been recognized and accepted for presentation at a number of national and international conferences. Scully holds a Certificate in Advanced Study (CAS) from the Syracuse’ University’s Maxwell School in Conflict Studies and is nearing completion of a CAS in Women’s and Gender Studies from Syracuse University. Scully is Cree-Métis and white of the Michel First Nation.