Kabl Wilkerson is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Harvard University and a citizen of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. Born and raised on the Great Plains of West Texas, they received their BA from Texas Tech University in 2019, graduating summa cum laude, with highest honors, and was the top graduate from both the College of Arts & Sciences and Texas Tech Honors College.
Wilkerson’s scholarly interests include examining the racialization of Native peoples through forced assimilation, the Indian Reorganization Act, and the ways in which these forces influenced the formation of race law in the Third Reich. Further interests include understanding the nature of Indigeneity, the interaction of ideology and aesthetics in settler-colonial states, and how the historical memory of genocide is consequently influenced.
Ph.D. Candidate in History, Harvard University
Graduate Student Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University