Multicultural and Gender Studies

Deserea Langley PhD

Enrolled Member of the Susanville Indian Rancheria
Assistant Professor in Multicultural and Gender Studies


Deserea Langley Ph.D.  (she/her) is an enrolled member of the Susanville Indian Rancheria. She is an Assistant Professor in Multicultural and Gender Studies with a focus on American Indian Studies.  Dr. Langley earned her Ph.D. in Native American Studies (NAS) from the University of California, Davis in 2021 and her master’s degree in NAS in 2016. Deserea is committed to working with Native American students and communities. She is passionate about promoting access and space for Native people and voices in higher education. 


  • AIST 170: Introduction to American Indian/US Native American Studies
  • AIST 410: Contemporary North American Indian Issues and Identities
  • AIST 365: American Indian Storytelling/Oral Narrative


Dr. Langley’s research interests include:

  • California Indian History
  • Federal Indian Policy
  • Native American Land Rematriation
  • Tribal Sovereignty


Dr. Langley is currently in the early processes of publication writing.

Portrait of Deserea Langley PhD
Spring 2023 Office Hours
  • Monday: 11 AM to 1 PM