Michelle Montgomery, MA, MPP, PhD

Associate Professor and SHS Chair
Phone
253-692-4671
Assistant Director
Adjunct Associate Professor
Indigenous Community & Curriculum Advisor
Adjunct Associate Professor, Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, School of Medicine
Unit: 
Degrees
Ph.D.
Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies
University of New Mexico
2010
M.A.
Bioethics
University of Washington Seattle
2013
M.P.P.
Plant Pathology
North Carolina State University
2001
B.S.
Biology
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
1996
Introduction

Dr. Michelle Montgomery (enrolled Haliwa Saponi/descendant Eastern Band Cherokee) is an Associate Professor of American Indian Studies and Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She is also the Assistant Director for the Office of Undergraduate Education, and the Indigenous Curriculum and Community advisor for the School of Education. Dr. Montgomery's research focuses on Indigenizing and decolonizing the climate justice narrative, environmental ethics connected to Indigenous Peoples’ identities, and eco-critical race theory to eliminate racial and environmental oppression.

In Solidarity - BLM & MMIW

Affiliations

2017-Present Rising Voices: Climate Resilience Through Indigenous and Earth Science
2017-Present Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
2015- Present Indigenous Speaker Series (https://www.indigenousspeakerseries.com)
2010-Present Native Research Group
2010-Present American Indian Research Association
2010-Present Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Work Group

Teaching

and Courses Developed

• TEGL 201 Introduction to Indigenous Philosophy
• TEGL 202 Introduction to American Indian Contemporary Issues
• TEGL 210 Introduction to Qualitative Methodology and Research Ethics
• TEGL 301 Introduction to Indigenous Women and Feminism
• TEGL 302 Tribal Critical Race Theory and Critical Race Theory
• TEGL 303 Introduction to American Indian Education
• TEGL 304 Indigenous Ethnoecology
• TEGL 306 Indigenous Peoples of the Pacific
• TEGL 365 Indigenous Ethnobiology
• TEGL 401 Critical and Indigenous Methodologies
• TEGL 464 Indigenous Health, Political Ethnoecology and Governance

CV or Resume
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Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2022

Montgomery M. (2022 Forthcoming). Reclaiming and Becoming. In Montgomery, M. (Ed). Voices of Indigenuity. CO: University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press (Substantiated by contract).

2022

Campelia, G., Brown, C., Webster, L., Lindo, E., Montgomery M., Sederstrom, N. (2022 In Review). Imagining Otherwise: Cultural-Structural Responsibility in the Allocation of Healthcare Resources in Public Health Emergencies. Hastings.

2022

Montgomery M. (2022 Forthcoming). Indigenous Moral Epistemology and Eco-Critical Race Theory. In Montgomery, M. (Ed). Re-Indigenizing Ecological Consciousness and Interconnectedness of Indigenous Identities. MD: Rowan and Littlefield Publishing (Substantiated by contract).

2022

Montgomery M. (2022). An Indigenous Feminists Lens: Dismantling the Settler-Colonial Narratives of Place-Based Knowledges in a Climate Change World. In Taufen, A. (Ed). The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Cities and Landscapes in the Pacific Rim Planning and Engagement. (Routledge international handbooks). Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge.

2022

Montgomery, M., (Ed). (Forthcoming 2022). Re-Indigenizing Ecological Consciousness and Interconnectedness of Indigenous Identities. MD: Rowan and Littlefield Publishing, pp. 1-293 (Substantiated by contract).

2022

Montgomery M. (2022 Forthcoming). The Indigenuity of Indigenous Knowledges and Community Conversations. In Montgomery, M. (Ed). Voices of Indigenuity. CO: University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press (Substantiated by contract).

2022

Montgomery M. (Ed). (Forthcoming 2022). Voices of Indigenuity. CO: University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press, pp.1-230 (Substantiated by contract).

2021

Montgomery, M. (2021). External Internship Opportunities for NCAR|UCAR Student Programs
Report. University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO.

2021

Montgomery M., Blanchard, P. (2021). Testing Justice: New Ways to Address Environmental Inequalities, Solutions Journal:
https://thesolutionsjournal.com/2021/03/01/testing-justice-new-ways-to-a...

2021

Minthorn, R., Montgomery, M., Bill, D. (2021). Indigenous Centered Pedagogies through a Tribal-
University Partnership. Special Issue, Possibilities and Complexities of Decolonising Higher Education:
Critical Perspectives on Praxis, Genealogy: https://www.mdpi.com/2313-5778/5/1/24

2020

Laukea, L., Blanchard, P., Dardar, T., Doyle, J., Eningowuk, F., Lazrus, H., Longknife, D., Maldonado, J.,
Montano, M., Montgomery, M., Neosh, J., Nogueras-Vidal, K. M., Rattlingleaf, Sr., J., Souza, M., K., (2020). Bringing Indigenous and Earth Sciences, Knowledges, and Practices Together for a Just Response and Recovery to COVID-19. Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 2(3): 214-223.

2020

Climate Change Work Groups and Steering Committee, (2020) Status of Tribes and Climate Change Report. Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ (Contributor Acknowledgements).

2020

Montgomery M. (2020). The Indigenuity of Community Science: The Reciprocity of Relationships.
Muckleshoot Journal 6(1): 1-6.

2017

Montgomery M. (2017). Identity Politics of Difference: the Mixed-race American Indian Experience. CO: University Press of Colorado, pp. 1-168.

2015

Montgomery M. (2015). Native TEACH Project. Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, University of Washington, 227 words. Accessible at:
https://nativeteach.wordpress.com/the-return-comic-book/

2013

Brendible, J., Edwards, K., Forslund, A., James, R., Jamshedi, A., Johny, R., Kennedy, M., Montgomery, M., Paul, A., Salazar, N., Segrest, V., Sharpe, J., Towle, B. (2013). The Return. Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, University of Washington, pp. 1-31. Accessible at: http://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/community/native-teach.html (Equal contributions by authors)

2013

Montgomery M., Sharpe, J. (2013). Decolonizing Autonomy. Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality, University of Washington, pp. 1-2. Accessible at: http://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/community/native-teach.html (Principal Author)

2012

Montgomery M. (2012). Rationalization and Representation of Identity Politics: The Mixed-race American Indian Experience. Journal of Critical Race Inquiry, 2(1): 1-25.

2012

Montgomery M., Manuelito B., Nass C., Buchwald D. (2012). The Native Comic Book Project: Native
Youth Making Comics, Making Healthy Decisions. Journal of Cancer Education, 27(1): 41-46 (Principal Author).

2012

Montgomery M., Sharpe, J. (2012). Traditional Knowledge and Responsible Partnerships with Indigenous Communities. Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality, University of Washington, pp. 1-2. Accessible at: http://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/community/native-teach.html (Principal Author)