smithLindsey Claire Smith is Associate Professor of English and Editor of American Indian Quarterly. Her research interests lie in Native American and Indigenous Studies, especially relationships between Native peoples and built and natural environments. Inspired by her experience as Faculty Fellow for Community Engagement, she founded the Oklahoma Indigenous Studies Alliance, which promotes creative collaboration between OSU and institutions such as Philbrook Museum of Art and the University of Tulsa. She has also created an interdisciplinary course, Native American Studies and the Arts, which engages students with events and exhibits of importance to Oklahoma’s Indigenous communities.