Dr. Anne S. Waters, 2014

DR. ANNE (SCHULHERR)WATERS, J.D., Ph.D.

About Dr. Anne S. Waters

Curriculum Vitae

Links to publications by and about Dr. Anne S. Waters

A Poem for Dr. Waters


EDUCATION

PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, IN
Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.), in Philosophy, May 1992; M.A. in Philosophy, 1987 (Continental and Analytic)
Dissertation - Law, Morality, and Politics: Surrogacy and Reproduction (Epistemology, Ontology, Value Theory, Phenomenology, Political Frameworks, and USA Constitutional Interpretation)
Committee: William McBride (Director), Charlene Seigfried, Leonard Harris, Dorothy Leland

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF LAW, Albuquerque, NM
Juris Doctorate (J.D.), June 1992: Constitutional Law, Human Rights, History of Law/Jurisprudence, Legal Ethics
Thesis -“Framing the Constitutional Promise of the 14th Amendment: Thurgood Marshall, Maui Doctrine of Interpretation, and Brown v Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas”
Committee: Chris Fritz, J.D., Ph.D. (Director), Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, J.D., Ann Scales, J.D.

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY at ST. LOUIS, St Louis, MO
Master of Arts in Philosophy, May, 1982 (American, Analytic), St. Louis, Missouri, 1982

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, NM
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, December 1978 (With Distinction)

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Series Editor, State University of New York Press, Living Indigenous Philosophies Series 2005 - Current
Appellate Brief Writer, Federal (CA) and State (CA & NM) Appellate Courts, 2007 - 2014
Adjunct Faculty, Native American Studies, University of New Mexico 2004-2005
Adjunct Faculty, Philosophy, University of New Mexico 2004
Research Associate, Philosophy, Interpretation & Culture, SUNY, Binghamton 2001-2011
Visiting Assistant Professor, Women Studies, Texas Woman’s University 2000-2001
Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy, California State University, Bakersfield 1999-2000
Assistant Research Professor, Philosophy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1998-1999
Visiting Associate Professor, Native Graduate Philosophy, Lakehead University, Ca. 1997-1998
Chair, Cultural Studies, Albuquerque Community College 1995-1997
Instructor, Philosophy, Honors, and Cultural Studies, Albuquerque Community College 1992-1997
Facilitator, Humanities, University of Phoenix, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1992-1993
Research Assistant, University of New Mexico School of Law 1990-1992
Lecturer, Philosophy and Women Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 1983-1989
Lecturer, University of Indiana, Indianapolis (Summer 1985) and Kokomo, (1987-1989)
Indiana Visiting Assistant Director, Women Studies, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque New Mexico 1983-1984
Lecturer, Women Studies and Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis 1980-1982

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Specialization: American Indigenous Thought and Phenomenology
Competence: Metaphysics, Moral, Political, and Epistemological Indigenous Philosophical Traditions
Focus: American Indian Philosophy Contextualized By Global Indigenous Thought, and Seminole Philosophy
Intellectual Interests: Indigenizing, Sustainability, Environment, Reproduction, Settlement, and World Trade

PUBLICATIONS

    Books:

American Indian Thought: Philosophical Essays, Blackwell (Oxford) 2004
American Philosophies: An Anthology, edited with Leonard Harris and Scott Pratt, Blackwell (Oxford) 2003
Hypatia - A Journal of Feminist Philosophy: Indigenous Women in the Americas
edited with M..A. Jaimes-Guerrero and Inez Talamantez, Indiana University Press 2003

    Encyclopedic Entries – Peer Reviewed:

Laura Cornelius Kellog (Wynnogene, 1880-1949) in Dictionary of Modern American Philosophy, edited by Dorothy Rogers; Thoemmes, 2004 Native American Women and Reproductive Rights, in Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women’s Reproductive Rights in the US, ed. Judith Baer; Greenwood, 2002
Indigenist Feminism, in Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories, ed. Lorraine Code; Routledge, 2000
Sustainable Development, in Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories, ed. Lorraine Code; Routledge, 2000

    Invited Book Chapters – Peer Reviewed:

Indigeneity, Self-Determination, and Sovereignty, in Unfinished Constitutional Business: Re-thinking Indigenous Self-Determination, ed. Barbara Hocking (Australia: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2004)
Global Indigenous Research Contexts for Bio-Prospecting: Sacred Collisions of Ethnobotany, Diversity Genetics, Intellectual Property Law, Sovereign Rights, and Public Interest Pharmaceuticals, in Bioprospecting Conference Proceedings of MacQuarie University, Australia 2004
Introduction, Hypatia, A Journal of Feminist Philosophy: Indigenous Women in the Americas, 18/2 (Indiana: 2003)

    Book Chapters – Non-refereed :

Introduction, American Indian Thought, ed., Anne Waters, (Blackwell: 2004)
Broadening the Scope of American Philosophy, Invited Alfred P. Stiernotte Lecture published in Alfred P. Stiernotte Monograph Series of Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, October 2001
That Alchemical Bering Strait Theory, in Women of Color and Philosophy, ed. Naomi Zack, (Blackwell: 2000)
[Reprinted as That Alchemical Bering Strait Theory: America’s Indigenous Nations and Informal Logic Courses, in American Indian Thought: Philosophical Essays, edited by A. Waters (Blackwell 2004) 72-83]

    Articles – Peer Reviewed:

Following are published in The American Philosophical Association Newsletters: American Indians in Philosophy, and reprinted as indicated.

“Global Indigenous Research Contexts for Bio-Prospecting: Sacred Collisions of Ethnobotany, Diversity Genetics, Intellectual Property Law, Sovereign Rights, and Public Interest Pharmaceuticals,” in Volume 04/1 (Fall 2004)
“Indigenous Genocide, The United States of North America,” in 03/2 (Spring 2004) 190-193
“Structural Disadvantage and a Place at the Table: Creating a Space for Indigenous Philosophers to be More Proactively Involved in Decision-Making Forums Affecting the Emergence and Impact of Indigenous Philosophies in the Americas,” in 03/1 (Fall 2003) 2-5
“A Memorial in Honor of Viola Cordova (V.F. Cordova), Ph.D.: A Transnational Indigenous Woman’s Agenda, in 02/2” (Spring 2003) 2-7 [Memorial paper presented at Viola Cordova First Annual Philosophy Symposium, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Spring 2003)
“Indigeneity, Self-Determination, and Sovereignty,” in 02/1 (Fall 2002) 9-16. [Reprinted as Book Chapter in Indigenous Self-Determination: an Unresolved Constitutional Issue, edited by Barbara Hocking (Australia: Aboriginal Studies Press 2004]
“Language Matters: A Metaphysic of NonDiscreet NonBinary Dualism,” in 01/2 (Spring 2002) 5-14 . [Reprinted as Language Matters: Nondiscrete Nonbinary Dualism, in American Indian Thought: Philosophical Essays, edited by A. Waters (Blackwell 2004) 97-115.]
“Broadening the Scope of American Philosophy at the Turn of a New Millenium,” in 01/1 (Fall 2001)10-14 . [Revised and Reprinted as Broadening the Scope of American Philosophy: Native American Philosophy” in Quinnipiac University Invited Alfred P. Stiernotte Lecture Series Monographs, New Haven, Conn, Oct ’01.]
“Ontology of Identity and Interstitial Being,” and “Summary of Eastern Division 2000 APA Sessions” (w/Brian Burkhart) in 00/2 (Spring 2001) 9-17. [Reprinted Ontology of Identity and Interstitial Being, in American Indian Thought: Philosophical Essays, edited by A. Waters (Blackwell 2004) 153-170]

    Poetry – Peer Reviewed:

“A Transnational Indigenist Womans’ Agenda,” in American Philosophical Association Newsletter of American Indians in Philosophy, 02/2 (Spring 2003) 5-7. [Reprinted in Macquarie Univiversity Conference Proceed, Sydney, Australia
“Transubstantiation,” and “Lav’nder Nights” in Hypatia - A Journal of Feminist Philosophy: Indigenist Women in the Americas, co-edited by M.A. Jaimes Guerrero, Inez Talamantez. Indiana 2003 101-102
“Continents,” in This Bridge Called Home, eds. Gloria Anzaldua and AnaLouise Keating, (Greenwood 2002)
“A Poets Poem,” and “James Hunter Henry ‘85” in Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, University of Nebraska Press, 2001
“Homelands and Families,” “Journeys of the Mind,” and “Wewoka, Oklahoma,” in Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology, edited by Will Roscoe, St. Martin’s Press, 1988. [“Journeys of the Mind” Reprinted in Making Face, Making Soul/Hacienda Caras: Creative & Critical Perspectives by Feminists of Color, Cherrie Moraga, ed., Spinsters/Aunt Lute Press 1990]

    Book Reviews – Non-refereed:

Genocide of the Mind, edited by Marijo Moore, American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy, 04/2 (Spring 2005 )
“Native American Worldviews by Jerry Gill” in American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 27/3 (2003)
“Tribal Epistemologies by Helmut Wautischer,” in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy, 01/1, (Fall 2001)
“The Price of a Gift: A Lakota Healer’s Story by Gerald Mohatt and Joseph Eagle Elk.” Invited review in Independent American Indian Review, Winter 2001. [Reprinted in American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy00/2 (Spring 2001)]
“Genuine Risk by Martha Osborne,” Invited review in Teaching Philosophy 1984

    Reports – Non-refereed:

Following are published in Proceedings and Addresses of The American Philosophical Association (online)

Report of APA Committee Chair: Committee on American Indians in Philosophy, Vol. 76, May 2003
Report of APA Committee Chair: Committee on American Indians in Philosophy, Vol. 75, May 2002
Report of APA Committee Chair: Committee on American Indians in Philosophy, Vol. 74, May 2001
Report of APA Committee Chair: Committee on American Indians in Philosophy, Vol. 73, May 2000

    Letters from the Editor, American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy – Non-refereed:

“Letter from the Editor,” 04/2 Spring 2005
“Letter from the Editor,” 04/1 Fall 2004
“From the Editor,” 03/2 Spring 2004: 189-190
“Letter from the Editor,” 03/1 Fall 2003: 1-2
“Letter from the Editor,” 02/2 Spring 2003: 1-2
“Letter from APA Chair of the Committee on American Indians in Philosophy,” 02/1 Fall 2002: 2-3

    Comments from Chair, American Philosophical Association Committee (APA) to APA Board of Directors - Non-Refereed:

Following are published in Proceedings and Addresses of The American Philosophical Association

“Comments from APA Chair of the Committee on American Indians in Philosophy, 01/2 Spring 2002: 2
“Comments from APA Chair of the Committee on American Indians in Philosophy 01/1 Fall 2001: 2-3
“Comments from APA Chair of the Committee on American Indians in Philosophy 00/2 Spring 2001: 1-2

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, Green Leaf Organics, Inc. 2013 - current
LEGAL APPELLATE BRIEFS WRITTEN, California Federal and State Appellate Courts, New Mexico State Appellate Court 2007 - 2014
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, SERIES EDITOR, Living Indigenous Philosophies, 2005 - current
FOUNDER AND CHAIR, American Philosophical Association Committee on American Indians in Philosophy 1998
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, American Indian Philosophy Association, 1998 – 2003
COMPILER, Resource Directory of American Indian Professional Academic Philosophers 2000

THESIS SUPERVISION

Fourth Reader, Ph.D. Law Thesis, “The Protection of Indigenous Medical Knowledge: Transforming Law to Engage
Indigenous Spiritual Concerns” Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia 2007
Dissertation Committee 4th Reader, Philosophy, Interpretation & Culture, SUNY Binghamton, NY 2001
Dissertation Committee 4th Reader, English, Baylor University, TX. 2001
Thesis Development Seminar, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ca. 1998

ADVISING

Charter Faculty Advisor, Native American Students Indigenous Research Group, Univ. New Mexico, 2004
Charter Faculty Advisor, Lakehead University Aboriginal Philosophy Assn, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada 1998
Charter Faculty Advisor, The University of New Mexico Women’s Philosophy Associationn, Albuquerque, NM 1993

REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy
American Indian Culture and Research Journal
Atlantis: Canadian Women Studies Journal

EDITING

Editorial Board Hypatia - Journal of Feminist Philosophy 2003
Series Editor Value Inquiry Books Series Special Series Indigenous Philosophy of the Americas 2001 - current
Associate Editor Value Inquiry Book Series (VIBS), Rodopi Press, London 2001 - current
Editor American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy 2002 – 2005
Co-Editor American Philosophical Association Newsletter on American Indians in Philosophy 2005
Editorial Board Ayaanwaamizin: International Journal of Indigenous Philosophy 1997 – current
Editorial Board Radical Philosophy Association Journal 1997 – 2003

COMMITTEES

Chair American Philosophical Association Committee on America Indians in Philosophy 1999- 2003
Chair Organizing Committee for American Phil Assn Committee on American Indians in Philosophy 1996- 1999
Chair Cultural Studies Committee Albuquerque Community College, New Mexico 1995-1997
Curriculum Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1994- 1996
Planning Committee for Curriculum Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1994
Assessment Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1994-1997
Honors Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1994-1997
Cultural Studies Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1993-1997
Mediation Committee Albuquerque Community College, N.M. 1993-1995
Program Committee Society for Women in Philosophy, Midwest Region, 1988
Women Studies Committee, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indians 1985-1986
Evaluation and Faculty Selection Committees The Univ. of New Mexico Women Studies Program, 1984
Graduate Admissions Committee Washington University Philosophy Department, St. Louis, Missouri 1982
Coordinating Committee Washington University, Women Studies Program 1981-1982
Faculty Selection Committee Washington University, Women Studies Program 1981-1982
Media Committees Washington University, Women Studies Program 198-1982

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED SPEAKING

Keynote Speaker, Global Indigenous Women Conference, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada August 2005
Invited Speaker, East Carolina University Philosophy Department, “Metaphysics of Epistemology in Indian Country” and “How We Know: Notes Toward an Indigenous Epistemology,” Greenville NC November 2004
Invited Speaker, Concordia University, “Indigenizing Philosophies of Education: Integrating the Disciplines,” Fargo, North Dakota October 2004
Keynote Speaker, Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics, and Science Studies Conference, “More on Metaphysics of Epistemology in Science” University of Washington, Seattle, WA October 2004
Keynote Speaker, Global Ethics Conference “Bio-Prospecting and Sustain-Ability” Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA October, 24 2004
Keynote Speaker, Bioprospecting in Australia Conference “Global Indigenous Research Contexts for Bio-Prospecting: Sacred Collisions of Ethnobotany, Diversity Genetics, Intellectual Property Law, Sovereign Rights, and Public Interest Pharmaceuticals,” Macquarie University, Sydney Australia 2004
Invited Speaker, Viola Cordova Second Annual Philosophy Symposium, “Native Epistemology,” The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 2004
Invited Speaker, Viola Cordova First Annual Philosophy Symposium, “A Memorial in Honor of Viola Cordova (V.F. Cordova), Ph.D., Philosophy,” The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 2003
Keynote Speaker, Alain Locke Conference, “An Ontology of Identity,” Howard University, Wash. DC, April 2003
Keynote Speaker, Australia’s 20th Annual Law and Society Conference, “Indigeneity, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination,” University of Woolongong, Woolongong, Australia December 2002
Keynote Speaker Association for Research on Mothering 6th Annual Conference, “American Indian Women: Critical Sites of Aesthetics and Reproduction,” York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 2002
Keynote Speaker, Cultural Sites of Critical Insight: Philosophy, Social Theory and Aesthetics of the Cultural Productions of Native and African American Women, “American Indian Women’s Aesthetics and Cultural Reproduction,” State University of New York, Stoney Brook, NY October 2002
Invited Leonard Lecturer, University of Nevada. Judicial College “Indigeneity, Self-Determination, and Sovereignty;” Philosophy Department” Ontology of Identity and Interstitial Being;” and Women Studies Department “Women, Indigeneity, and Sustainability.” Reno, NV, 2002
Keynote Speaker All Women of Red Nations Conference, Southern Conn University, New Haven, CN October 2001
Invited Alfred P. Stiernotte Lecturer, Quinnipiac University. ”Broadening the Scope of American Philosophy: Native American Philosophy,” New Haven, CN October 2001
Invited Speaker Haverford College Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, “American Indian Philosophy and Traditional Academic Philosophical Boundaries.” Pennsylvania, PA April, 1999
Keynote Speaker National Endowment for Humanities Conference on Feminism and Science, “Language Matters NonDiscrete, NonBinary Dualisms and the Principle of Uncertainty” University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 1997
Invited Speaker 20th World Philosophy Congress Roundtable: Global Indigenous Philosophy, Philadelphia, PA 1998

PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERSHIPS

American Philosophical Association
Native American Professors Association
Society to Advance American Philosophy
American Indian Writers Association
Society for Women in Philosophy
Wordcraft of American Indian Writers
American Indian Philosophy Association
National Women Studies Association
International World Philosophy Association
Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honorary Society
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society

AWARDS, GRANTS, HONORS, SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS

National Science Foundation Grant, American Philosophical Association 2000-2001
Liberty Fund Scholar, Vanderbilt University Spring 2000
Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium Scholar, Haverford University Spring 1999
Outstanding Community Service Award through Praxis, Albuquerque Community College, New Mexico 1996
Rockefeller Visiting Scholar, University of Arizona, Summer 1992
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, Founding Member, Dan Sosa Inn 1992
University of New Mexico School of Law, Deans List 1990
Helen Steiner Memorial American Indian Scholarship 1989-1992
Law School Minority Graduate Scholarship 1989-1992
Pergamon Press/National Women Studies Association, 1st Recipient, Ruth Bleir Dissertation Scholarship 1988
CIC Black/Ethnic Minorities Doctoral Fellowship 1985-1989
Purdue University Women Studies Teaching Scholarship 1985
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Fellowship Summer 1983
Washington University Fellowship 1982
Washington University Teaching Fellowship 1979-1982
University of New Mexico, BA, With Distinction 1978
University of New Mexico Merit Scholarship 1976-1978
University of New Mexico Danforth Nominee 1978
Phi Sigma Tau Philosophy Honor Society, Inducted 1977


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