Christopher Clements

Christopher Clements

Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History
Christopher Clements

Chris Clements is a historian of Native American and North American history in the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries with specializations in indigenous studies, settler colonialism, and African American history. He received his PhD in History from Indiana University in 2016. His book manuscript, tentatively titled “Akwesasne: Settler Colonialism and Everyday Life on the Northern Border,” argues that settler colonialism has remained a key aspect of American and Canadian state building since the turn of the twentieth century. To demonstrate this, he considers the relationship between Native American and First Nations history and the rise of modern policing and the carceral state. His work is published in the journal History & Theory, and he is currently teaching the course, From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock: Indigenous Political Struggle since 1890.

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