Devon Abbott Mihesuah

Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding
Primary office:
203-A, Bailey

Devon Mihesuah is the Cora Lee Beers Price Teaching Professor in International Cultural Understanding. She holds a Ph.D. in American History from Texas Christian University.  Her career has been devoted to the empowerment and well-being of indigenous peoples. She served as Editor of the American Indian Quarterly for nine years.  Her research, writing and speaking focuses on decolonization strategies and is one of the few  indigenous writers who successfully writes non-fiction and fiction.  She regularly speaks nationally and internationally about issues pertaining to empowerment of indigenous peoples; her works are cited and reprinted in hundreds of publications and her books and essays are used in classrooms across the world.

Upcoming Events
PCS Lecture, James Dawes, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7:00-9:30, Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union​
Mid-America Humanities Conference, Plenary Lecture, Thursday, March 30, 7:00-9:30 PM, Malott Room, Kansas Union
Mid-America Humanities Conference, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Friday, March 31, Divine Nine and Malott Rooms, Student Union.
Seaver Lecture, Nicole Hodges Persley, Monday, April 10, 7:00-9:30 PM, Kansas Room, Kansas Union
Humanities Program Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

Registering Students: Please note that all Humanities courses have changed from HWC to HUM in the Course Catalog. 

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