Director, US Strategy
Shawn’s career has focused on Native American law. He joins The Christensen Fund after having most recently served as Director of the Tribal Law & Government Center, Tribal Judicial Support Clinic and Mediation Clinic at Kansas University. Prior to KU Law, Shawn taught at Columbia Law School in New York City where he was the Associate Director of the Mediation Program and also taught an Advanced Mediation Clinic and a Native American Peacemaking Clinic. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Shawn is also a district court judge for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.