Michelle Pidgeon is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She is a higher education scholar whose research focuses on Indigenity and post-secondary education. In particular, she is interested in what makes colleges and universities more successful places for Indigenous peoples. In her work she also explores the intersections between student affairs and services and Indigenous student success (e.g., student experience; recruitment and retention). Throughout her scholarship is a passion for expanding understanding of Indigenous research processes and ethical protocols in various research contexts. Michelle is currently the Director of the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership & Policy (CSELP) at SFU and the Editor of the Canadian Journal of Higher Education. Michelle teaches in the areas of Educational leadership at the graduate level and also a variety of undergraduate education courses.