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
Oct 30
Tea @ Three
03:00 pm
Oct 30
Langston Hughes Lecture
03:30 pm
Oct 30
Langston Hughes Visiting Professorship Lecture
03:30 pm
View events: Upcoming
Gender Seminar: "Recovering Gender in Native America.” Stephanie Fitzgerald, English. 3:30 p.m. Hall Center. Sponsored by Hall Center for the Humanities. Call 785-864-7884.
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Local Events

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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