We are fortunate at Carolina to have one of the best American Indian and Indigenous (AIIS) studies programs offered in the country.  Our faculty are multidisciplinary and therefore diverse in expertise.  They hold appointments in Anthropology, History, Linguistics and Romance Languages among others and offer a wide variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  Learn more about AIIS at Carolina here.

AIIS dept

American Indian and Indigenous Studies Faculty

Daniel M. Cobb, Associate Professor of American Studies

Emilio del Valle Escalante, Associate Professor of Spanish

Jean Dennison, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Kathleen DuVal, Associate Professor of History

David Mora-Marin, Associate Professor of Linguistics

Valerie Lambert, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Malinda Maynor Lowery, Associate Professor of History; Director, Southern Oral History Program

Patricia A. McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor of Anthropology

C. Margaret Scarry, Professor of Anthropology

Vin Steponaitis, Professor of Anthropology; Director of Research Labs of Archaeology

Christopher B. Teuton, Associate Professor of American Studies; Coordinator of American Indian Studies Concentration

Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote, Assistant Professor of American Studies

Post-Doctoral Research Associates

Benjamin E. Frey, Carolina Post-Doctoral Fellow for Faculty Diversity

Emeritus Professors

Theda Perdue, History and American Studies

Staff And Affiliations

Danny Bell, American Studies Research Assistant

R.P. Stephen Davis, Research Archaeologist and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Brett Riggs,  Research Archaeologist and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Amy Locklear Hertel, Director, American Indian Center


2014 Spring Course Listings

To view their 2014 Spring course listings visit 2014-Spring-AIIS-courses.

For more information about AIIS at Carolina, contact Danny Bell at dbell@unc.edu.