Department of American Studies PhD alumna Patricia Marroquin Norby was appointed to be the first full-time Native American curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and is featured in an article from CNN.
Northrop Professor of the Department of American Studies, Brenda Child, is mentioned in Vogue's article "Indigenous Fashion Is More Than Tradition," pointing out Child's Jingle Dress and current exhibit at Mille Lacs Indian Museum.
Professor Emerita Riv-Ellen Prell in the Department of American Studies and director of the Center for Jewish Studies collaborated with Archivist Katie Dietrick to create an exhibit on the history of discrimination against Black and Jewish students called "A Campus Divided."
Northrop Professor in the Department of American Studies Brenda J. Child gives her insight on the similarities between Kamala Harris and Charles Curtis, an American Indian from Kansas who was vice president of the U.S. from 1929-1933, in an article written for the Star Tribune.