Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Sarah Deer (Mvskoke) has worked to end violence against women for over 20 years. She began as a volunteer rape victim advocate as an undergraduate. She is currently a Professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Minnesota. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of federal Indian law and victims' rights. Deer is a co-author of three textbooks on tribal law. She has received national recognition for her work on violence against Native women and was a primary consultant for Amnesty International's Maze of Injustice campaign. She is the recipient of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship.