Jessica N. Lambert, Choctaw Nation
Tribal Public Policy
Jessica is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation and a registered first-generation descendant of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. At Princeton she studies anthropology, Indigenous studies, and environmental studies. Jessica is passionate about environmental justice and hopes to illuminate the impacts of industrial contamination and climate change on Indigenous public and environmental health, Tribal policy, identities, and economies. Outside the classroom, Jessica is working hard to expand access to higher education for American Indian students and augment the university’s resources and support of Native students. She is co-president of Natives at Princeton, serves on the Indigeneity at Princeton Task Force, and is an advising fellow with Matriculate.