SARAH DEER, J.D.

Mvskoke/Creek

Professor, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies - School of Public Affairs & Administration
The University of Kansas

Sarah Deer has worked to end violence against women for over 25 years and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2014. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims' rights.

Professor Deer is a co-author of four textbooks on tribal law. Her latest book is The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America, which has received several awards. Her work on violence against Native women has received national recognition from the American Bar Association and the Department of Justice.

Professor Deer is also the Chief Justice for the Prairie Island Indian Community Court of Appeals.

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2017-TA-AX-K024, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.