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Michael D. Green 2021 Lecture in American Indian Studies: Professor Stacy Leeds
November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Michael D. Green 2021 Lecture in American Indian Studies will feature Professor Stacy Leeds, who will present “The State of Many Nations: Pushing Boundaries and a Post-McGirt Oklahoma.”
Stacy Leeds, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is the Dean Emeritus of the University of Arkansas School of Law and a Professor of Law and Leadership at Arizona State University. She is an educator and scholar of Indigenous law and policy. Professor Leads is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a recipient of the American Bar Association’s Spirit of Excellence Award. She is currently a district court judge for Muscogee (Creek) Nation and an appellate court judge for other Indigenous Nations. Leeds also serves on the board of directors for Kituwah Economic Development (Kituwah LLC), American Indian Graduate Center, American Indian Resource Center, Inc. and as board president of Akiptan (CDFI).
Professor Leeds holds law degrees from the University of Wisconsin (LLM) and University of Tulsa (JD), a business degree from the University of Tennessee (MBA) and an undergraduate degree in history from Washington University in St. Louis (BA).
The event is co-sponsored by the American Indian Center, American Indian and Indigenous Studies and the Department of American Studies.