Lisa Nordstrum

Lisa Nordstrum teaches Middle School New Mexico History, Service Learning programming, and an Upper School honors Women’s Studies course at Santa Fe Prep. She graduated from Colorado College with a major in Southwest Studies and a minor in Women’s Studies, earned her NM K-12 teaching certification at the University of New Mexico, and has completed many graduate level courses in a variety of Southwestern topics. A native Santa Fean from a family of educators, Lisa has taught and tutored in local public and private schools. Lisa has worked in the museum world as well: as a field researcher in northern New Mexico with the School for Advanced Research; as an educator at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture; and in the development of educational programs for the New Mexico History Museum. She is excited about sharing her ongoing exploration of the intersections of women’s lives and stories as a centerpiece of the Southwest.

Faculty Courses

Southwestern Women: Claiming Homelands and Sustaining Culture

Mary Cabot Wheelwright at El Santuario de Chimayó. Photo courtesy of the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Whether we remained settled in our homes, migrated to new places, or became nomads wandering to discover new lands, everyone experienced a redefining of their home community throughout this past year or so. Here in the Southwest,…

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