Scott Manning Stevens
Scott Manning Stevens (Akwesasne Mohawk) is Associate Professor of English and of Native American and Indigenous Studies, and serves as the Director of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, at Syracuse University. He holds courtesy appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Music History and Associate Professor of Religion. Stevens earned degrees from Harvard University (PhD, A.M.) and Dartmouth College (A.B.). His current research addresses contemporary Native American art and global Indigenous issues as they impact museum curation, exhibitions, and collections policy. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Adirondack Experience – the Museum on Blue Mt. Lake and has been Regional Liaison (Upstate New York) for the Ford Foundation since 2014. Stevens is Founding Director of the Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS, Chicago, IL) a consortium of fifteen universities in the U.S. and Canada that offer doctoral degrees in Indigenous studies.