Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Robert Warrior

Professor of English and History

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Contact Information

  • Address: American Indian Studies<br />1204 W. Nevada St.
  • Telephone: 217-265-9870
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Selected Publications


  • Warrior, Robert, Jace Weaver, and Craig Womack. American Indian Literary Nationalism. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006.
  • The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
  • Warrior, Robert, and Paul C. Smith. Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee. New York: New Press, 1996.
  • Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995.

Book Contributions

  • "Literature and Students in the Emergence of Native American Studies." Studying Native America: Problems and Prospects. Ed. Russell Thornton. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1999. 111-129.

Edited Books

  • Reasoning Together: The Native Critics Collective, Written in collaboration with nine other scholars. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008.

Journal Articles

  • "Practicing Native American and Indigenous Studies: 2010 NAISA Presidential Address." NAIS: Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association 1.1 (2014): 3-24.
  • "The Subaltern Can Dance, and So, Sometimes, Can the Intellectual." interventions 13.1 (2011): 85-94.
  • "Native American Scholarship and the Transnational Turn." Cultural Studies Review 15.2 (2009): 119-130.
  • "Organizing Native American and Indigenous Studies." PMLA 123.5 (2008): 1683-1691.
  • "A Room of One’s Own at the American Studies Association: An Indigenous Provocation." American Quarterly 55.4 (2004): 681-687.
  • "Packing and Unpacking the Man Made of Words." Genre 23.3/4 (2000): 257-268.
  • "The Native American Scholar: Toward a New Intellectual Agenda." Wicazo Sa Review 14.2 (1999): 46-54.