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K.D. Motes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History History


Office: Arrupe Hall 302

  • B.A. in Philosophy, University of Oklahoma
  • M.A. in Comparative History, Brandeis University
  • Ph.D. in History, University of California-Riverside

Courses Taught: History of the United States I, American Indian History, The Civil War, The American West, The Early American Republic, World Civilizations to the 17th Century

Areas of Interest/Current Research: Socio-cultural continuity and change in American Indian societies, the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory in the nineteenth century, cross-cultural (mis)understanding and projections of power, land and environment in Amerindian and American history