Timothy Powell

Timothy Powell
Penn Religious Studies
Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies

Dr. Timothy Powell is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies and a Consulting Scholar at the Penn Museum.  He is also the Director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) at the American Philosophical Society in downtown Philadelphia.  Dr. Powell has received numerous grants to support the Digital Knowledge Sharing program at CNAIR.  The program brings Native American fellows to Philadelphia to select materials for digitization that can be used for language preservation and cultural revitalization in indigenous communities.  Dr. Powell is currently conducting an ethnographic study of what happens when "the stories go back home."

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