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Adviser: Kathleen DuVal

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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”
Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2023

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.