Robert Allen Warrior

Robert Warrior (born 1963), an Osage scholar and Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Kansas, is author of Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee with Paul Chaat Smith[1]. Warrior served as President of the American Studies Association from 2016 to 2017.[2] He is generally recognised, along with Craig Womack as being one of the founders of American Indian literary nationalism.[3]

Early life and education

Robert Allen Warrior was born in Marion County, Kansas, in 1963.[4] Warrior belongs to the Grayhorse District of the Osage Nation.[5] earned his bachelor's degree in speech communication from Pepperdine University, his master's degree in religion from Yale University, and his doctoral degree in systematic theology from Union Theological Seminary.[5]

Career

In 1999, Warrior taught at Cornell University.[4] Warrior previously taught at Stanford University, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Illinois.[6] He has served as president of the American Studies Association (ASA) and helped found the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA).[5]

Honors

In 2018, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted Warrior.[7]

Publications

  • The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction (University of Minnesota Press, 2006)[6] ISBN 978-0-81664-617-3, part of the Indigenous Americas series
  • with Paul Chaat Smith, Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee (The New Press, 1996)[6] ISBN 978-1-56584-402-5
  • Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions (University of Minnesota Press, 1994)[6] ISBN 978-0-81662-379-2
  • coauthor of American Indian Literary Nationalism (University of New Mexico Press, 2008)[6]
  • coauthor of Reasoning Together: the Native Critics Collective (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009).[6]

References

  1. "Robert Warrior". Department of American Studies. University of Kansas. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  2. https://www.theasa.net/about/governance/presidents/2016-2017-president-robert-warrior
  3. Pulitano, Elvira (2003). Toward a Native American Critical Theory (1st ed.). Nebraska University Press. p. 60. ISBN 9780803237377.
  4. Rahm-Barnett, Shay, ed. (Fall 2011). "Robert Allen Warrior". New Plains Review. Edmond, OK. 12 (1): 68. ISBN 9780983735700. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  5. "2016-2017 President Robert Warrior". American Studies Association. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  6. "Robert Warrior". Department of American Studies. University of Kansas. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  7. Duty, Shannon Shaw (17 May 2018). "Dr. Robert Warrior named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences". Osage News. Retrieved 14 December 2018.


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