Dr. Lizette Peter

Associate Professor, School of Education
On sabbatical Fall 2012/Spring 2013
Primary office:
(785) 864-9625
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, room 439

Professor Peter’s research focuses on the revitalization of endangered languages with specific attention to the case of the Cherokee language.  For more than a decade she has investigated the results of early childhood and elementary Cherokee language immersion from both linguistic and ethnolinguisitc perspectives.

Curriculum vitae (pdf)

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition and Ethnolinguistics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2003
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2000
  • B.A., French and Secondary Education, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 1986




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The Plains Indians: Artists of Sky and Earth
Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
September 19, 2014 - January 11, 2015

Across the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867-68
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