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Timothy Petete, Ph.D., is a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma. His areas of specialization include Indigenous literature and contemporary American literature.

He has facilitated teaching demonstrations and delivered academic lectures at international programs and symposiums in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and the United Kingdom. He also has delivered scholarly presentations at several national conferences, including the Conference on College Composition and Communication Annual Convention, the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, the American Literature Association Annual Conference, the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, and the College English Association Annual Conference.

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