Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Melissa Beard

Melissa Beard

Melissa Beard

Native American and Indigenous Studies, performance theory, ethnography, folklore, collective memory, historical trauma and genocide, film and television studies, gender studies and feminist theory

Melissa Beard received a BA in journalism from Michigan State University and an MA in Film and Media Studies from Wayne State University. She is a PhD student in Cultural Studies at George Mason University and currently serves as an Intercultural Specialist for Native American and Indigenous Students at The Ohio State University.