Elana Krischer

Visiting Assistant Professor of History


Dr. Elana Krischer is a Visiting Assistant Professor of History. She holds a PhD in History from the University at Albany (SUNY). She is a scholar of nineteenth century Native American history, with a research specialization in Haudenosaunee history, settler colonialism, and U.S. empire. She especially enjoys teaching early American history, Native American history, and the history of western expansion. She is working on several projects, including a book manuscript that examines the construction of settler colonialism in New York State in the nineteenth century as well as a digital history project that uses GIS to map the slow and unsteady progression of expansion in western New York.


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School of Liberal Arts


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