Scott Richard Lyons

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Associate Professor and Director of Native American Studies
Undergraduate Advisor for the NAS minor

Surface Mail: 435 S, State Street | 3187 Angell Hall, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 3052 Tisch Hall
Phone: 734.763.2269

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Department of American Culture
  • Fields of Study
    • American literature
    • Native American studies
    • Critical theory
  • About

    Professor Lyons (Leech Lake Ojibwe) arrived at the University of Michigan in 2011 after teaching English for several years at Syracuse University and Leech Lake Tribal College. He holds a joint appointment in the departments of American Culture and English Language and Literature. He is the author of numerous articles on Native American studies, and of X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent (University of Minnesota Press, 2010), which was awarded the Beatrice Medicine Award for Scholarship in Native American Studies in 2011. In 2014 Lyons was a recipient of the University of Michigan's Henry Russel Award.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Miami University, 2000