Dr. Lizette Peter

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




Events At KU
Earth and Spirit: The Unique Life of Reindeer Herders in Mongolia: This multimedia presentation focuses on the changes in the traditional lifestyle of the nomads, changes that have been brought about by tourism, climate shift, politics, resource exploitation and globalization. October 23, 2014 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Kansas Union, Alderson http://ceas.ku.edu/event/64134
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Plains Indian Artist Panel
October 4, 2-3 pm
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Edgar Heap of Birds
November 13, 6:30 pm
Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS

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