Professor Kelly K. Chaves received her MA from the University of Melbourne in 2006. She is finishing her Ph.D. in Indigenous colonial history at the University of New Brunswick. Her scholarship has appeared in The New England Quarterly, The Historian, and Aboriginal History. Her forthcoming book, Explorers of the American East, will be published by ABC-Clio Press in 2018. Prof. Chaves’ research has been supported by a number of sources including the NEH and Phi Alpha Theta. She received the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award in 2017. Prior to coming to OSSM, she taught at the University of Melbourne, the University of New Brunswick, and the University of Tulsa. At OSSM, she teaches Western Civilization I and II, Native American history, and The American Revolution.