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Jennifer Guiliano

Department of History, School of Liberal Arts

Expert Bio

Jennifer Guiliano is a white academic living and working on the lands of the Myaamia/Miami, Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, Wea and Shawnee peoples. She is a professor in the Department of History and affiliated faculty in both Native American and Indigenous studies and American studies at IUPUI.

An award-winning teacher and scholar, Guiliano published her monograph Indian Spectacle: College Mascots and the Anxiety of Modern America, which traces the appropriation, production, dissemination and legalization of Native American images as sports mascots in the late 19th and 20th centuries. She is a 2020-21 Fulbright Canada Distinguished Chair in Digital Humanities at the University of Guelph.

Areas of Expertise

Mascots, sports, American history, Indigenous history, Native Americans, digital humanities, digital history, digital culture.

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