Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Kathleen DuVal

Graduate Email: trishren@live.unc.edu

Education

B.A. Union University, 2013
M.A. University of Oklahoma, 2017
M.A. Thesis: “The Weapon of Dress: Identity and Innovation in Cherokee Clothing, 1794-1838”

Research Interests

Patricia Dawson studies Native American history and early North America. Her dissertation focuses on Cherokee clothing and identity in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.