Cherokee / USA
Adrienne J. Keene is an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University. Her research areas include college access, transition, and persistence for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Students, including the role of pre-college access programs in student success. Additionally, she examines representations of Native peoples in popular culture, Native cultural appropriation in fashion and design, and the ways that Indigenous peoples are using the internet, social media, and new media to challenge misrepresentations and create new and innovative spaces for art and activism. She uses her work to push back against stereotypes and misrepresentations of Native peoples and her blog, Native Appropriations, has received national and international attention for highlighting contemporary Indigenous issues. She is also one half of the All My Relations podcast.