Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner to Join the GU Philosophy Department

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The Philosophy Department at Georgetown University is delighted to announce that Shelbi Nahwilet Meissner will join the Department as an assistant professor in the fall. Meissner is currently completing her PhD in the Philosophy Department at Michigan State University with a Graduate Affiliation with American Indian & Indigenous Studies. Her doctoral dissertation explores the relationships between knowledge, language, and power as they are described by Indigenous language reclamation activists. Meissner also brings interdisciplinary competences in Indigenous feminisms, Indigenous research methodologies, Indigenous pedagogies, Indigenous issues in health care policy, data sovereignty, and critical race studies.