Sharity Bassett

Assistant Professor
Women's & Gender Studies
 Curtin Hall 522

Pronouns in use: she/her/hers

Spring, 2023 Office Hours

Held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, and by appointment

Dr. Sharity Bassett is excited to begin her new roles at UWM as Visiting Assistant Professor of Women & Gender Studies and Manager of the American Indian Student Center. She has been involved in collaborative research with Haudenosaunee communities in New York state, Ontario, and Montreal since 2011. Prior to that, she worked with urban American Indian communities in Denver, CO, as an activist and ally. Her manuscript, Haudenosaunee Women Lacrosse Players: Making Meaning through Rematriation, is forthcoming with Michigan State University Press. Prior to coming to UWM, Dr. Bassett was an Assistant Professor of American Indian & Indigenous Studies at South Dakota State University, where she developed strong research ties with Indigenous partners at the Oglala Sioux, Rosebud, and Standing Rock, and Sisseton-Wahpeton nations. Dr. Bassett contributes sound Indigenous qualitative and archival research and methodologies, as well as a strong track record mentoring students.