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
Dec 02
Last Day of Classes
All day
Dec 04
Reading Day
All day
Dec 04
Red Hot Research
04:00 pm
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Local Events

The Office for Diversity in Science Training
15th Annual Student Research Symposium
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Haskell Indian Nations University
Tecumseh Hall

Sarah Deer: Sovereignty of the Soul: Native Feminism and Violent Crime"
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From February 12's 43rd Annual Anniversary of February Sisters

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