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Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor
Professor of American Culture, History, Afroamerican & African Studies, Women's Studies, and Native American Studies

4700 Haven Hall

Office Location(s): 3664 Haven Hall
Phone: 734.764.5513
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Department of Afroamerican and African Studies
      Department of American Culture
      Native American Studies Program
      Department of Women's Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • African American and Native American interrelated and comparative histories, especially 19th-century African American women's history and literature, Native American women's history and literature, and U.S. women's history
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    "The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010)

    "Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom", (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005)

    "Circular Reasoning: Recentering Cherokee Women in the Antiremoval Campaigns,” American Quarterly 61:2 (June 2009).

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000