Associate Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Art History
  • Department:

    • Art and Art History and Art Museum
  • Education:

    • Ph.D. (2012 University of California, Berkeley), M.A. (2007 University of California, Berkeley), M.F.A. (2004 West Virginia University)
  • Curriculum Vitae:


Emily Moore is associate professor of Art History at CSU, where she teaches courses in Native American and American art history. She is also Associate Curator of North American Art at the Gregory Allicar Museum at CSU. Raised in Ketchikan, Alaska, Emily earned her M.A. (2007) and Ph.D. (2012) in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley; she also has an M.F.A. (2004) in Creative Writing from West Virginia University. Her research focuses on historical and contemporary arts from the Northwest Coast, as well as the inclusion (and exclusion) of Native arts in American and world art histories.



Proud Raven, Panting Wolf: Carving Alaska's New Deal Totem Parks. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018.

Peer-reviewed articles: "The Seward Shame Pole: Countering Alaska's Sesquicentennial," Alaska Historical Society (2018):

"House Posts from Taquan Village," Otsego Alumni Review, 2015.

“Acts of Propatriation: Two Kaats’ House Posts by Nathan and Stephen Jackson,” in In the Spirit of Our Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum, Eds. Robin Wright and Katherine Bunn-Marcuse (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013), 76-85.

“Propatriation: Possibilities for Art after NAGPRA,” Museum Anthropology 33:2 (Fall 2010), 125-136.

“The Silver Hand: Authenticating the Alaska Native Art, Craft and Body,” The Journal of Modern Craft, I:2 (July 2008), 197-220.