Jeremy Otis


CONTACT INFO:

Office Address:  Copeland Hall Room 332

E-mail: Jeremy.Otis-1@ou.edu

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Title: JD/MA Duel Degree Candidate 2017

Education: BA in Anthropology from OU; MA in Native American Studies from OU; JD from OU College of Law.

PERSONAL STATEMENT:

As a non-Native student, the JD/MA program at OU has been completely life changing. I’ve learned so much: about the NAS program itself, about my fellow NAS classmates, and most importantly, about my own non-Native privilege. Thank you all for your consistent patience and kindness.

AREAS OF INTEREST & EXPERTISE: 

Federal Recognition, Tribal Membership, Tribal Politics, Culture & Identity, Criminal Law

INTERNSHIPS: Legal Intern at Oklahoma Indian Legal Services (OILS); Political Intern at the office of State Senator John Sparks; Licensed Legal Intern at Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst; Licensed Legal Intern at the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office.

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT:

SELECTED RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY: “Global Indigenous Diaspora: An International Comparison of Nation-Based Recognition, Tribal Membership, and Aboriginal Rights”

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Contributed to the OU Law International Human Rights Clinic’s Report on the Indigenous Populations of Peru, presented to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.