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Research Interests

  • 20th Century U.S. History
  • Native American History
  • History of the American West
  • Southwest Indian History
  • American Indian Studies

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Research Output 2005 2018



Gilbert, M., Jun 2016, Native Students at Work: American Indian Labor and Sherman Institute’s Outing Program, 1900-1945. Whalen, K. (ed.). University of Washington Press, p. vi-viii (Indigenous Confluences).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

A Second Wave of Hopi Migration

Gilbert, M. S., Aug 2014, In : History of Education Quarterly. 54, 3, p. 356-361 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



Gilbert, M., Oct 2013, Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian. Simmons, L. W. (ed.). 2 ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, p. ix-xv

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

John Ford and “The Duke” on the Warpath

Bauerkemper, J., Gilbert, M., Westerman, G. N. & Stebbins, S., Mar 2013, Seeing Red: Hollywood's Pixeled Skins, American Indians in Film. Howe, L., Markowitz, H. & Cummings, D. K. (eds.). East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, p. 13-36 3 p. (American Indian Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2012 2018

  • 5 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity
  • 1 Oral presentation

“Louis Tewanima: Hopi Olympian, 1908-1912

Matthew Gilbert (Invited speaker)
Apr 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Hopi Runners: Crossing the Terrain Between Indian and American, 1908-1932

Matthew Gilbert (Invited speaker)
Oct 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

History of Education Quarterly (Journal)

Matthew Gilbert (Editorial board member)

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Hopi Runners and the Race to Modernity in the American West, 1890-1930

Matthew Gilbert (Invited speaker)
Mar 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Indian Boarding Schools and Education

Matthew Gilbert (Invited speaker)
Sep 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk


Hopis have made their mark in the world of running, author says

Matthew Gilbert


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Honors & Recognition

American West
American Literature