Professional Interests: Native and Women of Color Feminisms, Indigenous Queer Feminisms, Racialized Gender & Sexualities, Critical Whiteness Studies, the history of schoolingCurriculum Vitae
At Mills Since 2018
Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer (she/hers) is a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) activist scholar born in Honolulu and raised between/across Hawaiʻi and the San Francisco Bay Area. She teaches courses in both Womenʻs, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Ethnic Studies, and is Director of Native Student Recruitment and Retention. Dr. Bauer’s research explores the interdependent structures of of settler colonialism, anti-indigeneity, and anti-blackness as enacted and reproduced by schooling. She is also currently researching concerns around identity and authenticity in the Kanaka Maoli lāhui (nation), particularly in relation to diaspora, activism, and legal constructs. Along with Dr. Wanda Watson, Dr. Bauer is co-director of the Spencer Foundation-funded Elementary Ethnic Studies Project, a multi-year research project helping Bay Area teachers implement Ethnic Studies curriculum in early childhood & elementary school.
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