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Professor Daniel M. Cobb, Ph.D.

Professor Daniel M. Cobb
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of Oklahoma
A history of survival emphasizes the durability and integrity of Native America.

Daniel Cobb is an Associate Professor of American Studies at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He achieved a B.A. in History with a Sociology minor from Messiah College, where he graduated cum laude; a M.A. in History from the University of Wyoming; and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Oklahoma. He served as the assistant director of the Newberry Library’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indians and Indigenous Studies from 2003–2004 and as Assistant Professor of History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, from 2004–2010. An engaged scholar, Professor Cobb has collaborated with tribal communities, worked with elementary and secondary school teachers, and served as a consultant on public history for a consortium of the nation’s leading museums.

Professor Cobb was twice awarded the Commendation for Influence on Students from the Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment at Miami University and received the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at the University of North Carolina in 2012.

His publications include Native Activism in Cold War America: The Struggle for Sovereignty, which won the inaugural Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award, and Say We Are Nations: Documents of Politics and Protest in Indigenous America since 1887. Among his other works are the coedited volumes Beyond Red Power: American Indian Politics and Activism since 1900 and Memory Matters and a revised and updated fourth edition of William T. Hagan’s classic American Indians.

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  1. Native Peoples of North America

    Native Peoples of North America

    Daniel M. Cobb
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this series
    (61)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $269.95 $149.95$269.95
    The Great Courses has partnered with Smithsonian to bring you a course that reveals new perspectives on the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples and their significant impact on this country. You will gain a new point of view on the seemingly familiar stories America was built on. Be prepared – this course is going to change how you understand American history.
  2. (Set) Native Peoples of North America & Maya to Aztec Set

    (Set) Native Peoples of North America & Maya to Aztec

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $434.90 Starting at $434.90 $789.90 $434.90$789.90
    Trace the rise and fall of some of the most amazing civilizations of the Americas in this two-course set. Native Peoples of North America provides an in-depth review of the history of indigenous peoples, while Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed immerses you in an epic story covering the full scope of Mesoamerican history and culture.
  3. (Set) The American West & Native Peoples of North America Set

    (Set) The American West & Native Peoples of North America

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $299.90 Starting at $299.90 $539.90 $299.90$539.90
    Take an in-depth look at the pivotal relationships between settlers and Native Americans in this two-course set. Experience the grit and glory of the people of the early American West with The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy. Then, view history from another point of view with Native Peoples of North America.
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