Joleen Scott

CONTACT INFO:

Office Address: NAS Grad. Office Copeland Hall Room 332

Office Phone: 918-316-7172

E-mail: joleen_scott@ou.edu

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Title: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Education: B.A. in English – Writing with a Minor in Native American Studies

PERSONAL STATEMENT:

A young graduate student who is actively navigating my way through academia as a Native American student. As a graduate teaching assistant, my goal is to peak the interests of students and nurture any curiosity they may have about the NAS department and Native Americans. As a graduate student, my goal is to learn as much as I can in order to later utilize my experiences towards helping my own tribal community.

AREAS OF INTEREST & EXPERTISE:

I have an interest in exploring the creative outlets in which Native Americans have used to express their culture, history, and current state of affairs; and what these expressions mean in terms of tribal sovereignty and self-determination.

HONORS AND RECOGNITION:

—One publication: “Wild Onions” poem in the OU FORUM Volume 1, Issue 2 on Native American Identity – April 2016 http://ouforum.com/contributions/alternative-medium/student-contribution-wild-onions-poem-joleen-scott/

—Awards as an Undergrad: Valedictorian Scholarship, Presidential International Travel Fellowship, Korean Government Scholarship

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT:

Intro to Native American Studies 1013– Online