Dawn G. Marsh

Dawn G. Marsh

Associate Professor // History

Associate Professor // SIS // Native American and Indigenous Studies

Associate Professor // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // SIS // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: UNIV 123

Email: dmarsh@purdue.edu

Phone: (765) 494-7900

Fax: (765) 496-1755


Hist 372 History of the American West (13590)
Hist 377 History and Culture of Native America (13262)
Hist 381 American Indians in Film
Hist 386 Indiana: Land of the Indians
Hist 477 Native American Women's History
Hist 651 Readings in Native American History

Ph.D. University of California - Riverside, 2003


Native American and Indigenous Studies

My research focuses primarily on the history and culture of indigenous people of North America from pre-contact to the early nineteenth century. Due to the proximity of Purdue University to the site of one of the most pivotal events in Native American history, a pan-Indian resistance movement founded by Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa at Prophetstown, my work supports indigenizing Purdue University through the Tecumseh Postdoctoral Fellowship. https://www.purdue.edu/naecc/academics/Tecumseh%20Postdoctoral%20Fellows.html

I am closely associated with Purdue’s Native American Education and Culture Center (NAECC) and serve as Faculty Advisor for the Native American Student Association (NASA).

NAECC http://www.purdue.edu/naecc/, NASA http://www.purdue.edu/naecc/nasa.html

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