Robert Allen Warrior

Robert Warrior
  • Hall Distinguished Professor

Contact Info

213 Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045


Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture 

University of Kansas 




Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, 1992 Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY
M.A., Religion, 1988 Yale University, New Haven, CT
B.A., summa cum laude, Speech Communication, 1985 Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Selected Publications

Warrior, Robert, and Jean M. O’Brien. “Building a Professional Infrastructure for Critical Indigenous Studies: A(n Intellectual) History of and Prospectus for the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.” Critical Indigenous Studies: Engagements in First World Locations, edited by Aileen Moreton-Robinson, University of Arizona Press, 2016, pp. 33–48.

Selected Presentations

Warrior, R. (12/3/2017). Away from Home: Indigeneity in Global American Studies. American Studies in the Age of Globalization: Past, Present, and Future. An International Forum on American Studies. Beijing Foreign Studies University. Beijing, China
Warrior, R. (10/20/2017). Away from Home: Indigeneity in Transnational American Studies. The Fault Lines of Democracy: Conversations, Contestations, and Cross-Cultural Comparisons (Conference Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Graduate School of North American Studies). John F. Kennedy Institute, Frei Universitat, Berlin, Germany
Warrior, R. (1/8/2017). American Studies Away from Home: Indigeneity's Challenges and Provocations. Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park: The Arab Spring and the De-Centering of American Studies. Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. Doha, Qatar
Warrior, R. (11/17/2016). Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are. Presidential Address, 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. Denver, Colorado
Warrior, R. (10/18/2016). Home and Not Home: Indigeneity, Radical Inclusivity, and the American Future. 4th Annual Richard Slotkin Lecture. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT