Molli Pauliot is a doctoral candidate at UW-Madison in the Department of Anthropology. Ms. Pauliot is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, Buffalo clan. Ms. Pauliot has professional experience on collaborative projects with tribal, county, state, and federal officials addressing critical social needs in the state of Wisconsin. Ms. Pauliot’s research interests within Cultural Anthropology are in Native American populations in the Great Lakes Region, material culture, Native American art, museum anthropology, indigenous resilience, climate change, and United States American Indian policy. Ms. Pauliot has a PhD minor in art, she is an accomplished designer and bead worker.
Ms. Pauliot holds a BA in Sociology with a Human Services emphasis with a Psychology minor coursework in drug and alcohol counseling from Viterbo College, La Crosse Wisconsin. Ms. Pauliot holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, emphasis in child welfare. Currently at UW-Madison Ms. Pauliot has completed a graduate certificate in Material Culture and a Masters of Anthropology.