- First Name
- Monica L.
- Last Name
- United States
- Motlow State Community College
- Website URL
- Indigenous, American Indian, African American, activism, representation, media, intersectionality, rebellion
- Additional Contact Information
- About Me
Monica L. Butler is an Assistant Professor of History at Motlow State Community College. Since earning her PhD in history at Arizona State University in 2008, she has taught in the humanities and social sciences at open-access institutions in the urban and rural South. Her research explores modern Indigenous and African American history with an emphasis on political representations in popular culture. Also engaged in the study and practice of Universal Design for Learning and Open Education Resources.
- Recent Publications
“‘Life, Liberty, or Property’: Analyzing American Identity through Open Resources,” in Understanding and Teaching Contemporary American History since the Reagan Era, edited by Kim Quinney and Amy Sayward. Under Contract with University of Wisconsin Press.
“‘Guardians of the Indian Image’: Controlling Representations of Indigenous Cultures in Television,” American Indian Quarterly 42 (Winter 2018), 1-42.
Review of Georgian Trick Riders in American Wild West Shows, 1890s-1920s, by Irakli Makharadze, Journal of the West, 55 (Spring 2016): 95-96.
Review of Theorizing Native Studies, edited by Audra Simpson and Andrea Smith, Journal of Anthropological Research 71 (Summer 2015): 277-278.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- United States
- Expertise by Geography
- East Asia, North America, Southeast Asia, United States, Vietnam
- Expertise by Chronology
- 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Expertise by Topic
- Colonialism, Gender, Genocide, Higher Ed, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, Pedagogy, Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Urban History, Women