Ph.D.'s Awarded in Native American Studies


By bposler
Jul 07, 2011 Bookmark and Share

The Native American Studies Program would like to congratulate our graduate students earning Ph.D.'s this year.

Kelly Fayard, Ph.D., Anthropology: "We've Always Known Who We Are: Belonging within the Poarch Band of Creek Indians." Next year, Kelly begins a tenure-track job at Bowdoin in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

John Low, Ph.D., American Culture: "Chicago's First Urban Indians - the Potawatomi." Next year, John will be a visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University in the Department of History and the Programs in American Studies and Legal Studies.

Angela Parker, Ph.D., History: "Taken Lands: Territory and Sovereignty on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservations, 1934-1960." Next year, Angela will begin a tenure-track job at Dartmouth in the Native American Studies Program.

Kiara Vigil, Ph.D., American Culture: "Stories in Red and Write: Indian Intellectuals and the American imagination, 1880-1930."  For 2011-12 academic year she will be returning for the second year of a two-year fellowship at Williams College as the Bolin Fellow in American Studies.  She will be teaching a seminar there in the spring of 2012 titled, "Introduction to Native American Studies."