I am an historian at Mount Holyoke College, located in the Kwinitekw (Connecticut) River Valley.  In 2019 I will be joining the History faculty at Williams College.  I use my scholarship and teaching to build stronger understandings of Indigenous peoples--past and present--and the complex relationships they have developed with place, heritage, and colonization.  I explore the stories diverse communities tell about history, and how accountings of the past can assist us in creating more just and sustainable futures for humans and the earth. I live and work in the Native Northeast/New England.  I am committed to highlighting new approaches to this region as well as its far-reaching connections to North American and global communities.

Top: Trustom Pond by Narragansett Bay and Long Island Sound.  Photograph by Christine DeLucia.  Right: Memory Lands, published by Yale University Press (Jan. 2018)

Memory Lands has been awarded the Honorable Mention for the National Council on Public History 2019 book award

Upcoming author events

March 19, 2019: “The Past, Present, and Future of Indigenous Studies,” conversation with Holly Guise, Newberry Library, Chicago, 6 pm.

June 18, 2019: Author talk, State Library of Massachusetts, Boston MA, noon.