Nini Hayes, Ph.D.

They/them, Incoming Co-Director (Fall 2021), Education and Social Justice Minor & Program; Assistant Professor


NINI HAYES (They/them) is an Assistant Professor in the Huxley College of the Environment. They were born and raised in Washington and are a first-generation college student. They are an alumnus of Huxley’s Environmental Education program ’03 and now teach in the program. They earned a Masters in Teaching from Seattle University and taught 5th grade for several years before returning to graduate school where they earned an Educational Specialist degree in Social Justice Education and a doctorate in Teacher Education and School Improvement.