Elizabeth Rule

Director, AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy, Guide to Indigenous DC

United States

Dr. Elizabeth Rule is the Director of the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy, Assistant Professor of Professional Studies, and Faculty in Residence at George Washington University. Rule is an enrolled citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. Rule’s research on issues in her Native American community has been featured in the Washington Post, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, The Atlantic, Newsy, and NPR. She is also a published author, releasing scholarly articles in American Quarterly and the American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Her forthcoming monograph, Reproducing Resistance: Gendered Violence and Indigenous Nationhood, links Native women's reproductive justice issues and the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis. Beyond the classroom, Rule has delivered more than 100 public speaking engagements and interviews on topics related to Indian Country which have taken her across three continents and to seven countries. Previously, Dr. Rule has held posts as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative at American University, Ford Foundation Fellow, and Predoctoral Fellow at MIT. Rule received her Ph.D. and M.A. in American Studies from Brown University, and her B.A. from Yale University.


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