Tessa Gillen Constantine

Tessa Gillen Constantine


Perceptions of Identity in an Indigenous Language Revitalization Program


Tessa Constantine is a former MA student in the Department of Sociology (2019). Her research interests include indigeneity, decolonization, social movement building, and solidarity practices. Her recent research has included perceptions of identity in relation to indigenous language revitalization, particularly involving perception of culture, land, and community. During and after her time at Columbia University, Tessa worked as a research analyst for a nonprofit organization increasing the capacity of other nonprofits doing intersectional race equity and movement building work.


BA in Psychology and Sociology, Carthage College

MA in Sociology, Columbia University