Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies: PhD

Graduate students in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies join a diverse and dynamic community of scholars dedicated to pursuing transformative knowledge through original research and community engagement. We train scholars in transdisciplinary, intersectional, and creative scholarship. Students receive a comprehensive course of study grounded in the lives of Indigenous communities and people of color.


This program is intended for students who have significant experience studying race, ethnicity, and Indigeneity.

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • CV
  • Letters of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample


  • Portfolio
  • Resume



Doctoral (PhD)
College of Arts and Sciences
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term:
Final Deadline - December 9