A Chamoru scholar (Guåhan/Guam), Dr. Naputi's research focuses on issues of Indigenous movements, colonialism, and militarism in the Mariana Islands archipelago. In 2021-2022 she was the recipient of a Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellowship, which she used to work with Independent Guåhan educating the island’s public about sovereignty. Dr. Naputi's recent publications appear in Security Dialogue, Environmental Communication, and Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. She has also published in outlets such as CommonDreams, In These Times, Pacific Island Times, and Latinx Spaces.
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