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Vicente M. Diaz Vicente M. Diaz

Associate Professor
American Indian Studies and Anthrpology
Office: American Indian Studies
Phone: 217-265-9870
Email: vmdiaz@illinois.edu

 

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Vicente M. Diaz (Pohnpeian and Filipino) is an historian, cultural critic, film maker, and student of traditional seafaring in the Micronesian Islands. He taught Pacific History and Micronesian Studies at the University of Guam and the University of Michigan before coming to UIUC in 2012. Diaz is a founder of the field of Native Pacific Cultural Studies and is a proponent of comparative Native and Ethnic studies and Indigenous political and cultural decolonization.

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