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First Nations Studies

J P Leary

J P Leary
Assistant Professor
TH 395
(920) 465-2037

Research Interests: Public representations of Native people; History of American Indian education; curriculum policy and politics; culture-based education; instructional design

Other Interests: Travel, movies, music, reading

Education: B.A. in History - Liberal Arts with American Indian Studies minor from UW-Eau Claire (1994); M.A. in History with American Indian History emphasis from the University of Oklahoma (1996); PhD in Educational Policy Studies (History of Education and Policy Analysis concentrations) and Curriculum and Instruction minor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (expected Spring, 2012).


  • Introduction to American Indian Studies
  • Mohican Ethnohistory