Teresa Winstead

Assistant Professor, Society and Social Justice

Fields: Cultural Anthropology, Sociocultural Practice of Policy Formation and Implementation (with focus on the relationship between legal interpretation, power, and cultural practice), Critical Social Theories in Education, Ethnographic Research Methods
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5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

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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.