James Courage Singer is a Diversity Fellow in Sociology and Ethnic Studies at Salt Lake Community College. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in Labor Markets & Social Policy. His research is concerned with social mobility and the “American Dream.”
In 2018, he was the Democratic Party nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Utah’s 3rd Congressional District and the first Native American (Diné/Navajo) to run for U.S. Congress from Utah. James plans to serve his community and run for public office in the future.
James' advocacy has led him to serve on several boards of directors and give speeches, lectures, and panel discussions. James is available for speaking events, consulting, and community advocacy work. Areas of expertise: politics, social mobility, social change, environmentalism, indigenous issues.
When not involved in community action or at work as a professor, he loves playing soccer, singing, drawing, watching Star Trek, and spending time with family and friends.