The Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholars

Rebecca Tsosie

Inaugural Hosier Distinguished Visiting IP Scholar

Lincoln Professor of Native American Law and Ethics; Executive Director, Indian Legal Program, Arizona State University; Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar; Faculty Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology; Affiliate Professor, American Indian Studies Program.

Of Yaqui descent, Professor Tsosie is a graduate of UCLA School of Law. She joined the faculty of Arizona State University College of Law in 1993 and teaches in the areas of Indian law, property, bioethics and critical race theory. A prolific writer, Tsosie is the author of many prominent articles dealing with cultural resources, environmental policy and cultural pluralism. She is co-author, with Robert Clinton and Carole Goldberg, of a federal Indian law casebook titled AMERICAN INDIAN LAW: NATIVE NATIONS AND THE FEDERAL SYSTEM. Tsosie also was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, received the American Bar Associationís 2002 Spirit of Excellence Award and serves as a Supreme Court Justice for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation.


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