Gina Caison

Gina CaisonGina Caison specializes in Southern Studies and Native American Studies. Her work is interdisciplinary and draws from the fields of performance and media studies. Currently, she is completing a book manuscript titled Red States: Literature, Indigenous America, and the U.S. South and a co-edited collection with Lisa Hinrichsen and Stephanie Rountree titled Small-Screen Souths: Interrogating the Televisual Archive. Along with Brook Colley and Cutcha Risling Baldy, she is co-producer of the documentary film, Uneasy Remains, which examines the history of the collection and study of Indigenous human remains within the University of California system. In addition to these projects, Dr. Caison’s work has appeared in venues including The Global South, Mississippi Quarterly, The Velvet Light Trap, and PMLA. She has also been a short-term research fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and the Southern Historical Collection, and she has participated in NEH-sponsored programs at the Newberry Library, UNC-Chapel Hill’s American Indian Center, and Georgia College & State University’s Flannery O’Connor Collection.