Samantha Williams

TitleGraduate Student
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentGraduate Studies Division,
History Department
Email
OfficeHumanities 1
Campus Mail StopHistory Department
Samantha Williams

Research Interests


  • 19th and 20th century Native American history

  • Indigenous child removal policies

  • Native American boarding school systems

  • settler colonialism

  • borderlands

  • decolonization

  • public history

  • oral history

  • digital humanities

Biography, Education and Training

Education:


BA, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles


MA, International Affairs, American University


MA, U.S. History, California State University, Stanislaus

Honors, Awards and Grants

Institute for Humanities Research, Summer Research Fellowship, Summer 2016


Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, Summer 2016


Oral History Fellowship, UCSC McHenry Library Regional History, Spring-Summer 2016


Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, Summer 2015


Center for Archival Research and Training Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz, 2015


Regent’s Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2014-2015

Teaching Interests


  • Native American history

  • U.S. history