Derrick VanWay (he/him)

is a Student Navigator for the Student Navigator Network program at Central Michigan University (CMU). Derrick is a current student at Central Michigan University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Anthropology. During his time at CMU, he has been a part of several ensembles and has a vast performance repertoire. In his studies of Anthropology, he has studied ethnography techniques and the ethics of being a narrator of other peoples’ stories. While studying various cultures across the globe, he has also learned about the ethics and nuance of dismantling racism in biological and evolutionary science. In the future, he plans on pursuing a Master of Music or a Master of Anthropology.