Heather Roller - Professor of History

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Heather Roller

Assistant Professor of History
History, 322 Alumni Hall
p 315-228-7563

Degree

BA 2002, Yale University; MA 2005, PhD 2010, Stanford University

Interests

Amazonia and Brazil; native peoples under colonial rule; autonomous native groups; mobility and migration; maps and historical geography; borderlands; ethnohistory

Distinctions

  • Picker Fellowship, Colgate Research Council (2014)
  • ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowship (2013-2014)
  • Garrison Fellowship for most creative scholarly project, Colgate University (2012)
  • Warren Dean Prize, honorable mention, for most significant work of Brazilian history (2011)
  • Tibesar Prize for most distinguished article in The Americas (2010)
  • Helen Hornbeck Tanner Award, American Society for Ethnohistory (2009)
  • Mabelle McLeod Lewis Dissertation Fellowship (2008-2009)
  • Fulbright-Hays Research Abroad Fellowship for Brazil (2006-2007)
  • Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies (2003-2004)