Saint Martin's University

Teresa Winstead

Teresa Winstead

Title and discipline: visiting assistant professor, sociology and cultural anthropology

Contact information
Office location: Old Main 321
Phone: 360-412-6131
Email: twinstead@stmartin.edu

Areas of specialization: Teresa Winstead teaches cultural anthropology and research methods, among other special topics courses. Her research interests include the sociocultural practice of policy formation and implementation (with a focus on the relationship between legal interpretation, power, and cultural practice); critical social theories in education; and ethnographic research methods.


Select publications: She has published articles on the impact of power and practice on ethnographic research methods, as well as about the interaction between federal educational policies and tribal sovereignty, with special attention to how federal control impacts language and cultural curriculum for tribally controlled schools.

Education: B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University