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: TR 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm; Wed 9am – 10 am 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 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in office and 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Einstein's Deli/Papa John's cafe in the Health Sciences Building., and by appointment.


Linda OxendineDr. Linda E. Oxendine (Lumbee)

Professor Emeritus


Jesse PetersDr. Jesse Peters

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

Office Hours: Mon 8:00-9:00 (online), Tues 9:00-9:30, 3:30-5:00, Wed 8:00-9:00, Thurs 9:00-9:30; 3:30-5:00; and by appointment/email.


Michael SpiveyDr. Michael Spivey

Associate Professor, Sociology and Criminal Justice
Phone: 910.521.6776
Office: Sampson, Room 210
Office Hours: T/R 10:00-11:00 am; W 10:00 am-1:00 pm


Jay VestDr. Jay Hansford C. Vest (Monacan)

Phone: 910.521.6895
Office: Old Main, Room 225
Web Site:
                        Office Hours: T/R 1:00 - 4:00 PM


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