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Adjunct Professor (Primary Appointment in American Studies)
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BA Messiah College, 1996
MA University of Wyoming, 1998
PhD, University of Oklahoma, 2003

Research Interests

Daniel M. Cobb joined the Department of American Studies in fall 2010, after serving as a faculty member in the History Department at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and as Assistant Director of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library in Chicago. In 2017-2018, he served as the Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies at the University of Helsinki in Helsinki, Finland. In the summer of 2019, Cobb was invited to be a Visiting Researcher at the University of Tübingen, in Tübingen, Germany. His research and teaching focuses on American Indian history since 1887, political activism, ethnohistorical methods, ethnobiography, memory, and global Indigenous rights.

Some Notable Publications

Courses Offered

  • AMST/HIST 110—Introduction to the Cultures and Histories of Native North America
  • AMST 203—Approaches to American Indian Studies
  • AMST/HIST 233—Native America: The West
  • AMST/HIST 235—Twentieth-Century American Indian History
  • AMST 337—Beyond Red Power:  American Indian Activism since 1900
  • AMST 339—The Long 1960s in Native America
  • AMST 341—Digital Native America
  • AMST 701: Interdisciplinary Research Methods
  • AMST/HIST 878: Readings in Native American History