Visiting Instructors and Fellows

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative is joined this year by the following postdoctoral, visiting and graduate student instructors and fellows.

Eduardo De la Cruz

  • Visiting Instructor, LANG 0100: Nahuatl for Beginners
  • Director, Zacatecas Institute for Teaching and Research in Ethnology (IDIEZ)
  • [email protected]

Nitana Hicks Greendeer

  • Visiting Instructor
  • Former Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American Studies, 2018-2020
  • Focus: culture-based education and culturally appropriate curricular models, language education and Indian Education.
  • [email protected]

Mack Scott III

  • 2021-2022 CSSJ Mellon Project Fellow, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Mack Scott is a historian, educator, and member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. His work focuses on the intersections of race and identity and employs agency as a lens through which to view and understand the voices, stories, and perspectives of traditionally marginalized peoples. He has published works illuminating the experiences of African American, Native American, and Latin American peoples. He is currently working on a project that traces the Narragansett from the pre-colonial to the modern era.