Justin de Leon

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Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Critical Theory and Social Justice
B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Appointed In: 
2021
Office: 
Weingart 101B

Aside from being a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Critical Theory and Social Justice Department at Occidental, Justin de Leon is a Senior Advisor to the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies’ Mediation Program at the University of Notre Dame and a Research Justice at the Intersections Fellow at Mills College.  His research and praxis focus is on Indigenous sovereignty and storytelling and is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Resurgent Visual Sovereignty (University of Nebraska). Recent publications include “The In-Between Space: Indigenous Sovereignties in Creative and Comparative Perspective” (with Matthew Wildcat) and “Preserving Values: Militarization and Powwows.