American Indian Studies

Faculty & Staff

Mary Ann JacobsDr. Mary Ann Jacobs (Lumbee)

Chair and Associate Professor
Phone: 910.775.4262
Office: Old Main, Room 251

Office Hours: W/F 1:00–2 p.m., T/R 1:00–2:30 p.m.; and by appointment

Alesia CummingsAlesia J. Cummings (Lumbee)

Administrative Support Associate and Web Information Coordinator 
Phone: 910.521.6266
Office: Old Main, Room 207

Jane HaladayDr. Jane HaladaySafe ZoneSafe Zone

Associate Professor 
Phone: 910.521.6485
Office: Old Main, Room 203
Office Hours: T/R 2:00-3:00 p.m. and W 12:00-2:00 p.m.

 Linda OxendineDr. Linda E. Oxendine (Lumbee)

Professor Emeritus


Jesse PetersDr. Jesse PetersSafe Zone

Professor, English and Theatre
Phone: 910.521.6635
Office: Dial 260A
Web Site:

Office Hours: M/W 8:00-9:00 a.m. online, T/R 9:00-9:30 a.m., 3:30-5:00 p.m; and by appointment and email

 Michael SpiveyDr. Michael Spivey

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Phone: 910.521.6776
Office: Sampson, Room 210
Office Hours:  M/W 11:00-12:00 noon, 1:00-2:00 p.m.,
F 11:00-12:00 noon; and by appointment

Jay VestDr. Jay Hansford C. Vest (Monacan)

Phone: 910.521.6895
Office: Old Main, Room 225
Web Site:                   

Office Hours: W 1:00-4:00 p.m.; R 2:00-4:00 p.m.



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