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  • Professor Peyer joined us from Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat; Zentrum fur Nordamerika-Forschung (ZENAF), Frankfurt, Germany. A recognized expert in the study of New England Indian intellectuals of the Colonial era, he taught two courses: "American Indian Intellectuals" and "Pre-20th Century American Indian Literature." He also presented a public lecture: "Dartmouth's Samson Occom and His Vision of a New England Christian Indian Body Politic."

  • Jo Ann Woodsum (1994-1995) - (Cahuilla),received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a dissertation titled:  "The Cultural Construction of Zuni Women's Identity, 1870-1920." She is now an associate in Stein & Lubin LLP Real Estate Practice Group in San Francisco.

  • Christopher Jocks (1992-1993) - (Mohawk) was our very first Eastman Fellow. His dissertation was titled: "Relationship Structures in Longhouse Tradition at Kahnawa:ke" After completing his dissertation he was appointed to a joint assistant professorship in both NAS and Religion at Dartmouth, a position he held for eight years, from 1990 to 2002. In 2008 Professor Jocks was a visiting professor at Fort Lewis College, and has recently done consulting work in Colorado.

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