Dr. Kimberly Robertson is a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation and an activist, teacher, scholar, and mother. She earned an MA in American Indian Studies and a PhD in Women’s Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Robertson joined CSUN in 2013 and is an Assistant Professor in Gender & Women’s Studies and American Indian Studies. Her academic and politic interests include the relationships between violence against Native women, the construction of identity, urbanity, sovereignty, and indigenous feminisms.
Dr. Robertson has published essays in political and academic journals. These publications include: “Rerighting the Historical Record: Violence Against Native Women and the South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sex Assualt” (Wicazo Sa, 2012) and “Globalization and the Politics of Native Breastfeeding” (off our backs, 2007).
Dr. Robertson is also an active member of the Los Angeles urban Indian community. She is the chairperson of the LAUSD Title VII Indian Education Program Parent Committee and an elected council member on the American Indian Community Council. Dr. Robertson also serves on the CSUN American Indian Studies Advisory Board.