People / Faculty


JoEllen Anderson


Native American Studies

Education, Film & Literature, Indigenous Politics, Tribal Histories

Ph.D., Sociology, Stanford University
B.S., Sociology, Oregon State University

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548 Barrows Hall


Courses Taught

Courses Taught:

Natamst 71:    Native Americans in North America to 1900

Natamst 72:    Native Americans in North American in the 20th & 21st Centuries

Natamst 158:  Native Americans and the Cinema

Natamst 175:  History of Native Americans in California

Natamst 176:  History of Native Americans in the Southwest

Natamst 178:   History of Native American Education

Natamst 101:   Native American Tribal Governments

Natamst 110:  Theories & Methods in Native American Studies

Natamst 145:  Making History/Making Indians

Natamst 149:  Gender in Native American Societies

Natamst 152:  Native American Literature

Soc 132:          Race & Ethnic Relations

Soc 180:          American Society

Soc 113:          Sociology of Education

Select publications

“Perceptions of Western Films Among American Indians and Anglos.” American Sociological      Review.

“Ft. Peck Indian Reservation.”  CALYX:  A Journal of Art & Literature by Women, Corvallis,        OR:  CALYX.

Awards & Honors

Outstanding Mentor to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Students at             Stanford University Award, Native American Community at Stanford University                       

National Institute of Mental Health Fellowship, Institute for Social Research, Survey Research    Center, University of Michigan

Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Academy of Education

Danforth Compton Dissertation Fellowship, Stanford University

American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship, Stanford University

American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

Association of American Indian Affairs Award

Oregon Professional Women’s Scholarship

E.E. Wilson Scholarship, Oregon State University