D'Arlyn Bell

D'Arlyn Bell

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D’Arlyn Bell is a public administration and law & society scholar in the School of Public Affairs and Administration. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, an Indigenous Education Cobell Scholar, and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.  She completed her undergraduate studies in public administration at the University of Kansas and worked in a variety or research endeavors as a McNair Scholar.   

Her research focuses on political and economic inequality and analyzes how nonprofit social service delivery intersects with law, institutional processes and procedures, social movements, the welfare state, and labor markets.  


B.G.S. in Public Administration, University of Kansas