Sascha Scott is an associate professor of art history at Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Native American Studies faculty. She offers broad surveys of American and American Indian visual culture. She also teaches seminars that explore representation of American Indians, the intersection of art and politics and art and environmental issues.
Scott is the author of "A Strange Mixture: The Art and Politics of Painting Pueblo Indians," which examines representations of American Indians by Anglo and Native artists and the fight against assimilation between the two World Wars.
An article in Art Bulletin explores the politics of indigenous knowledge and won the College Art Association’s Arthur Kinsley Porter Prize, which is awarded to the best article of the year by an emerging scholar.
Scott earned a Ph.D. in art history from Rutgers University, M.A. in art history from George Washington University and B.A. in anthropology from the Colorado College.