Kimberly Robertson (Mvskoke) is an activist, teacher, scholar, and mother who works diligently to employ Native feminist theories, practices, and methodologies in each of these roles. Her academic and politic interests pivot around critical examinations of the relationship between settler colonialism and heteropatrairchy, specifically as they manifest in sexual and gendered violence against Native peoples; Indigenous feminisms; theories of decoloniality; and Indigenous futurity. Dr. Robertson earned an MA in American Indian Studies and a PhD in Women’s Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Thesis Title: Rerighting Herstory: A Case Study of the South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.
Dissertation Title: Un-Settling Questions: The Construction of Indigeneity and Violence Against Native Women.