David E Wilkins

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wilkinsd@umn.edu
612-624-1634

American Indian Studies
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72 Pleasant St SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Sociology, Pembroke State University, 1976.
  • M.A.: Political Science, American Indian Policy, University of Arizona, 1982.
  • Ph.D.: Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990.

Specialties

  • Political Science
  • Comparative Indigenous politics
  • Federal Indian law
  • Federal Indian Policy
  • Native Treaties and other forms of diplomacy
Courses Taught
  • AmIn 1002 - Indigenous Peoples: A Global Perspective
  • AmIn 3501 - American Indian Tribal Government & Politics
  • AmIn 4511 - American Indian Political Economy
  • POL 8660 - Indigenous Peoples & Nation-States
  • Vine Deloria, Jr.: A Renaissance Figure
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • Native Governance: A Comprehensive Study: 2016 - 2020
  • Indigenous Peoples: A Global Comparative Perspective: 2017 - 2020
  • Native/State Relations: 2014 - ?
Publications
  • Documents of Native American Political Development: 1933-Present. Wilkins, David, Oxford University Press, Editor, 2018.
  • Red Prophet: The Punishing Intellectualism of Vine Deloria, Jr.. Wilkins, David, Fulcrum Publishing, Author, 2018.
  • American Indian Politics and the American Political System. Wilkins, David, Heidi K. Stark, Rowman & Littlefield, Co-Author, 2018.
  • Dismembered: Native Disenrollment and the Battle for Human Rights. Wilkins, David, Shelly Hulse Wilkins, University of Washington Press, Co-Author, 2017.
  • The Navajo Political Experience. Wilkins, David, Rowman & Littlefield, Author, 2013.
  • Hollow Hope: Indigenous Claims in the United States. Wilkins, David, Yale University Press, Author, 2013.
  • The Legal Universe. Wilkins, David, Vine Deloria, Jr., Fulcrum Publishing, Co-Author, 2011.
  • The Hank Adams Reader. Wilkins, David, Fulcrum Publishing, Author, 2011.
  • Documents of Native American Political Development: 1500s to 1933. Wilkins, David, Oxford University Press, Author, 2009.
  • American Indian Politics and the American Political System. Wilkins, David, Rowman & Littlefield, Author, 2007.
  • On the Drafting of Tribal Constitutions. Wilkins, David, University of Oklahoma Press, Author, 2006.
  • Native Voices: American Indian Identity and Resistance. Wilkins, David, co-edited with Richard A. Grounds and George Tinker, Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2003.
  • The Navajo Political Experience. Wilkins, David, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003.
  • Uneven Ground: American Indian Sovereignty and Federal Law. Wilkins, David, Tsianina Lomawaima, Oklahoma Press, 2001.
  • Tribes, Treaties, & Constitutional Tribulations. Wilkins, David, Vine Deloria, Jr., University of Texas Press, Co-Author, 1999.
  • American Indian Sovereignty and the U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking of Justice. Wilkins, David, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997.
  • Dine' Bibeehaz'aanii: A Handbook of Navajo Government. Wilkins, David, Navajo Community College Press, Author, 1987.