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Tyler Young


PhD Student

Graduate Fellow


Aerospace Engineering, B.S., Case Western Reserve University

Research Experience (OSU): 

Engineering education research with American Indian and Alaska Native populations

Professional Experience:

Interpretive Park Ranger, United States National Park Service

Research & Development Assistant, Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies

Secondary Science Teacher, Saint Francis Indian School

Leadership Experience:

Engineering Education Department Chair Search Committee

Graduate Student Ambassador

Professional Development and Recognition Committee

Google Scholar

Tyler Young is a graduate student in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Engineering Education and an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU).


Tyler has over a decade of experience in education, including experience as a Civic Engagement Scholar at CWRU, a high school science teacher, a researcher and workshop coordinator at the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, and an interpretive park ranger with the National Park Service. His research investigates culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies, pathways into engineering education for students from American Indian reservations, capacity building at tribal colleges and universities, and Native nation building.

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