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Renee Cramer

Renee Cramer is a professor of law, politics and society at Drake University. Cramer earned her Ph.D. in politics from New York University in 2001. Her dissertation, an examination of federal acknowledgement for American Indian tribes, was named 2001 Best Dissertation in Race and Ethnicity by the American Political Science Association’s section on Race and Ethnicity; it was published in 2005 by University of Oklahoma Press, under the title Cash, Color, and Colonialism: The Politics of Tribal Acknowledgment, and re-released in paperback in 2008.