Theresa Warburton, PhD

she/they, Associate Professor


Pronunciation: Theresa: Tuh-ree-sah, Warburton: War-bur-tun

Theresa Warburton is an interdisciplinary literary scholar whose work focuses on the intersections of literature and radical social movements. Focusing on Native and Indigenous literatures of North American and Oceania, her work explores both the historic and potential relationships between literary production and radical political intervention. Her book, Other Worlds Here: Honoring Native Women's Writing in Contemporary Anarchist Movements, was published by Northwestern University Press in April 2021. Along with Cowlitz writer Elissa Washuta, she is also the co-editor of Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers, which was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. Her work has appeared in Studies in American Indian Literatures, Cultural Studies / Critical Methodologies, Upping the Anti, and Perspectives on Anarchist Theory, where she is also a member of the editorial collective.