Research and Innovation

Disrupting the status quo

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Esme G. Murdock, Ph.D.

Research Spotlight

Esme G. Murdock, Ph.D.

Esme is an Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies and Associate Director of the Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs. Her current work explores the devastating impacts of colonization and slavery on both Indigenous and Afro-descended peoples and environments on Turtle Island.