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Zoë Antoinette Eddy (she/her/hers) is a researcher, educator, and advocate dedicated to re-imagining learning. She received her joint-PhD in social anthropology and archaeology from Harvard University (GSAS Class of 2019). She has taught in a range of disciplines, including gender studies, environmental studies, history of science, literature, and critical media studies.


She is the elected Vice Chair of the Board for RedRover. In the past, she has also served as board member for The Society of Ethnobiology.


Research and Teaching Interests: anthropology, critical media studies, Indigenous history and rights, animal studies, food and culture, Ainu culture and history, tourism, contemporary Native American art and poetry, museums, gender and sexuality, gaming communities, mental health and wellness, higher education


Recent Publications:

Eddy, Z. A. (2023). "Deer Women Dancing: Indigenous Visualizations of MMIWG2S" in The Other #MeToos. Oxford University Press.

Eddy, Z. (2023). "The Day Angela Died" in Public Feminisms: From Academy to Community," Lever Press.

Eddy, Z. A. (2020). "Playing at the margins: Colonizing fictions in New England larp." Humanities, 9(4), 143.


Recent Talks:

"Archaeology and Indigenous Issues in Hokkaido Island, Japan." Discussant, Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting. (Spring 2023)

“Beyond Week 5: Indigenizing Syllabi in STEM Classrooms.” Presentation, University of North Carolina Project Kaleidoscope, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM: Opportunities to level the playing field. (Spring 2022)

“Indigenous Environmentalism, Standing Rock, and New Movements.” Presentation, Harvard University Race and Caste Speaker Series. (Spring 2022)

“Indigenizing Anthropology.” Panel, Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference. (Spring 2021)

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being

SDG 3: Good Health & Well-Being - Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

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SDG 4: Quality Education

SDG 4: Quality Education - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

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SDG 5: Gender Equality

SDG 5: Gender Equality - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities - Reduce inequality within and among countries

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SDG 13: Climate Action

SDG 13: Climate Action - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

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SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals

SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals - Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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