Jenny L. Davis

In The News

  • Associate Professor Jenny Davis' work to repatriate Native remains on the UofI campus has been instrumental. From starting the process, to co-chairing (along with Professor Ripan S Malhi) the newly-established NAGPRA offie, to meeting with members of tribal communities, Professor Davis has taken on...

  • Anthropology Associate Professor and Director of the American Indian Studies Program Jenny L Davis has won the Dynamic Woman of the Year Award from the Chickasaw...

  • What is a Land Acknowledgment Statement and why is it read? How is it connected to larger Native American issues on our campus, in our region, and throughout the country? Now that we’ve read it, what’s next? Explore these questions and help co-create resources, guiding principles, and strategies...

  • Professors Kora Maldonado of Anthropology and Ruby Mendenhall of Sociology spoke about how they have imagined and practiced research-based community partnerships based on mutual respect and equity. The virtual event, organized by the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Illinois at...

  • Join us in congratulating Anthropology Assistant Professor, Jenny L. Davis, for being named Helen Corley Petit Scholar for the academic year 2020-21! The award is given annually for newly-tenured faculty members of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, based on excellence in teaching and...