Sharon Hausam, PhD is an Adjunct Professor of CRP. She has worked as a planner in Native American communities for over fifteen years. Her doctoral dissertation researched collaborative planning processes involving Native Americans and non-Natives. She is currently the Planning Program Manager for the Pueblo of Laguna as well as the former planner at the Pueblo of Sandia. She is cofounder of the NM Tribal Planner's Roundtable.