Executive Committee

Norman Akers
Associate Professor of Painting, Director of Art Graduate Studies
785-864-3231
Art and Design Building, room 506

Issues of identity and culture, including Osage mythos, place, and the dynamics of personal and cultural transformation as a Native American artist.

 

Dr. Andrew McKenzie
Assistant Professor, Linguistics
785-864-2881
Blake Hall, room 428

Semantics; the grammar of discourse; and Native American languages.

Assistant Professor
785-864-6299
Oldfather Studios, Room 211

Native/Indigenous film and media; new media poetics; transmedia activism; critical health studies.

Robert Warrior
Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature & Culture
785-864-3976
Wescoe Hall, Room 3110

Ph.D. Union Theological Seminary
Also appointed in American Studies, English


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