Katy Swalwell is an associate professor in the School of Education at Iowa State University with expertise in social studies and social justice education. Her work experience includes several years as a high school teacher and ten years as a teacher educator. Katy has designed and taught for two summers the 1st course of the series: "Iowans and their Struggles with Anti-Black Racism."
Sebastian Braun is Director of American Indian Studies at ISU. He earned a Lic.phil.I in Ethnology, History, and Philosophy from the University of Basel, and MA and PhD in Anthropology (minor Folklore) from Indiana University. After that, he eventually became chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of North Dakota. He teaches a course on "American Indians of Iowa" (AMIN 225), among a variety of courses on Native histories, cultures, and topical issues.