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Kimberly RobertsonKimberly Robertson, Assistant Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies/ American Indian Studies

Dr. Robertson earned her Ph.D. in women’s studies at UCLA. She has written about issues affecting Native American women, particularly domestic violence within tribal territories.

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Cinnamon and banana shaved ice, a good book, and summertime.

Which living person do you most admire? Cherokee poet MariJo Moore writes, “I come from a long line of madwomen and of this, I am proud.” I identify with these words completely and admire all of the “madwomen” who have come before me, who walk alongside me, and those who are yet to be born.

What is your greatest extravagance? Just one? Jewelry, shoes, books…

What is your most treasured possession? Although they aren’t possessions, my daughters are the most treasured part of my life.

What is it that you most dislike? Injustice in any form.

Which talent would you most like to have? To keep my mouth shut when appropriate! It’s a talent I am working hard to cultivate!

What is your motto? “Our voices rock the boat and perhaps the world. They are dangerous.” — Dian Million