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Native American Studies
History Department Dual Enrollment
Native American Studies

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Faculty & Staff

Edouardo Zendejas, Director Native American Studies (e-mail)
307 ASH; 402-554-2624 Omaha
Native American Mascots; Native American Law

Jessiline Anderson, Associate Professor of Psychology (e-mail)
347 F ASH, 402-554-4811 Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Psychological and endocrine disorders; Leadership styles of African-American women in the clergy; Suicide prevention/intervention strategies in Native American communities.

Timi Barone, Associate Professor of Anthropology (e-mail)
383 J ASH ; 402-554-3372
Medical Anthropology; Ethnomedicine; Human Adaptation

Jo Behrens, History Instructor (email)
287 H ASH, 402-554-2584
Omaha History, World Civilizations, History Dual Enrollment Coordinator, web page maintenance

Judy Boss, Professor of English (e-mail)
189 A ASH; 402-554-2635; 402-553-2192 Cherokee/Wendat
Shamanism; Native American Literature

Judith A. Boughter, History Instructor (email)
287 Q ASH, 402-554-3172
Great Plains Indians; Omaha Indians, Pawnee Indians

Michael C. Carroll, Associate Professor, Goodrich Program (e-mail)
123 CPACS; 402-554-3458
African American Literature; Native American Humanities; English Composition

Audrey DeFrank, Director of Research Services, Criss Library (e-mail)
LIB 206; 402-554-3924 Arapaho

Michele Desmarais, Associate Professor of Religious Studies (e-mail)
205 ASH; 402-554-2679 Canadian Metis/Dakota
Indian thought; Yoga Psychology; Religion and the brain; Religion and film

Brady DeSanti, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (e-mail)
205 ASH; 402-554-2956 Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe
Native American Religious Studies

Lyn M. Holley, Associate Professor of Gerontology (e-mail)
210 CPACS; 402-554-4814 Cherokee
Working with the Minority Elderly

Bruce Johansen, Professor of Communication (e-mail)
107 V ASH; 402-554-4851
Environmental Issues; Native American Studies

Teresa Trumbly Lamsam, Associate Professor of Communication (e-mail)
Leave of Absence Osage
Native American Press; Development Communication; Community Development

Maunka Morgan, Native American Studies Instructor (e-mail)

Linda Parker, Associate Professor, Criss Library (e-mail)
Criss Library; 402-554-3207 Commanche

David Peterson, Associate Professor of English (e-mail)
189 X ASH; 402-554-3636
Native American poetry and drama; Contact, conquest, discovery, and travel narratives of the Americas; North American frontier narratives; American poetry and drama

Jeanne Reames, Associate Professor of History (e-mail)
Missouri Valley History Conference Co-ordinator
287 K ASH; 402-554-2489 Peoria/Miami
Ancient Greece and Macedonia, Alexander the Great, History of the Early Church
Power politics at the court of Alexander the Great, Macedonian social history

Hugh Reilly, Associate Professor of Communication (e-mail)
140 C ASH; 402-554-3543
Advertising; Journalism History; Public Relations

Beth R. Ritter, Associate Professor of Anthropology (e-mail)
383 ASH; 402-554-3376
Federal Indian Policy, Contemporary Native American Issues

Barbara Robins, Associate Professor of English (e-mail)
189 L ASH; 402-554-3326
Native American Literature and Visual Arts, Historical Trauma, Native American responses to 9/11

Mark Scherer, Associate Professor (email)
287 T ASH, 402-554-2835
Nebraska and Great Plains Legal & political history
Native American Legal History, American Revolutionary History

Dennis J. Smith, Associate Professor (email)
287 C ASH, 402-554-3688 Assiniboine/Ft. Peck
Northern Plains Tribes, Native American History, North American Indian Cultures
Ft. Peck Reservation Assiniboine and Sioux history; federal Indian policy

Michael L. Tate, Professor of History & Native American Studies (email)
287 U ASH, 402-554-2594
American Frontier History, Native American History
Native American History, 19th-Century American West

Cathi Warren, Native American Studies Instructor (e-mail)
S. Army Corps of Engineers, 402-916-0848 Chickasaw
Native American Consultation Specialist

Jordan Zendejas, Native American Studies Instructor (e-mail) Omaha