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Meredith Alberta Palmer

Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

Overview

Meredith Palmer is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell where she is hosted by Professor Suman Seth. Meredith's postdoctoral work explores notions of consent and refusal in the biomedical context from and Indigenous feminist and Haudenosaunee perspectives, and will construct a critical understanding of the historic conditions of possibility that have given rise to Indigenous data sovereignty initiatives. She received her PhD in Geography from UC Berkeley in 2020, and MPH from UC Berkeley's School of Public Health in 2015. Meredith received her BS from Cornell University, in Development Sociology. 

Departments/Programs

  • Science and Technology Studies

Affiliations

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies program

Research

  • Technologies and techniques of occupation
  • Race, space, and colonialism
  • Critical Indigenous data studies
  • Indigenous geography

 

Publications

Meredith Alberta Palmer, “Rendering settler sovereign landscapes: race and property in the Empire State.” (2020), Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. doi.org/10.1177/0263775820922233
  
Melinda Garcia, Gayle Skawen:nio Morse, Shelby Loft, and Meredith Alberta Palmer. “Competent Discernment: A Case Study”, in Understanding Indigenous Perspectives in Psychology. (2020).
  
Meredith A. Palmer, review of “Diagnosing the Legacy: The Discovery, Research, and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Indigenous Youth” by Larry Krotz, Aboriginal Policy Studies, 7(2) (January 2019)

 

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