Assistant Professor


  • Office Hours:
  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Assistant Professor
    • Undergraduate Coordinator
  • Concentration:

    • Indigenous Studies
    • Environmental Studies
    • Gender Studies
  • Department:

    • Ethnic Studies
  • Education:

    • Ph.D.


RESEARCH: Environmental Studies, Settler Colonialisms, Indigenous Feminisms & Indigenous Feminist Methodologies, Queer Theory, Indigenous Food Justice

TEACHING: ETST 550 Indigenous Law, Policy, & Peoples; ETST 438 Native American Literature; ETST 365 Global Environmental Justice Movements; ETST 342 Queer Indigenous Studies; ETST 260 Contemporary Indigenous Issues; ETST 240 Native American Culture Experience; ETST 100 Introduction to Ethnic Studies


Peer-Reviewed Publications

“American Indian Education in Idaho.” In On Indian Ground: Indian Education in the Northwest, edited by Michelle M. Jacob & Stephany RunningHawk Johnson. Information Age Publishing, 2019.

“There’s Something in the Water: Salmon runs and settler colonialism on the Columbia River.” Special Issue, American Indian Culture and Research Journal 37, no. 2 (2013) 149-164.

Book Chapters

“(Re)producing the Nation: Treaty rights, gay marriage, and the settler state.” In Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader, edited by Nada Elia, David Hernandez, Jodi Kim, Shana Redmond, Dylan Rodriguez and Sarita See, 92-104. Duke University Press, 2016.