Native Jurisdictions and Belonging in the 18th-Century Great Lakes

Apr 17, 2024, 12:00 pm1:20 pm



Event Description

Elena Telles Ryan received her B.A. in computer science from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Following a stint as a software engineer, Elena came to Princeton's history department to study early American history. Since her arrival, Elena has received fellowships from the Princeton Center for Digital Humanities and has coordinated the Colonial and Revolutionary Americas Workshop. She is at work researching a dissertation on the legal order of the Great Lakes from the end of the Seven Years War to early 19th-century United States occupation. Elena is also the senior editorial assistant for the Journal of the Early Republic.

  • Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative at Princeton
  • Land, Language, and Art, a Global Initiative From the Humanities Council
  • Princeton American Indian and Indigenous Studies Working Group