Jenny Davis

Jenny Davis

Prof. Jenny Davis is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and an Associate Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies at Illinois, where she is also director of the American Indian Studies Program. She serves as the Chancellor's Fellow of Indigenous Research & Ethics, working to develop campus initiatives, including a campus-wide NAGPRA office, and advising the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors on issues involving ethical research of Indigenous peoples, histories, and cultures. Her research focuses on contemporary Indigenous language revitalization; Indigenous gender and sexuality; speculative and creative writing; and collaborative methods, ethics, and repatriation in Indigenous research.