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Kyle Serrott

Kyle Serrott (he/him/his) hails from the Appalachia region of Southeast Ohio and is a first year doctoral student in the American Studies and Culture program at WSU. His research interests include federal Indian law and policy, citizenship, assimilation, and settler-colonialism.

He hopes to do his doctoral work around the relational formation of race through citizenship policy during the assimilation era. Additionally, Kyle is working on a project about racial gaslighting in police brutality litigation, as well as a project about hegemonic masculinity and sexual harassment theory.

Kyle received a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Ohio University in 2021 (American Politics concentration) as well as graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Kyle also has a Bachelors of Liberal Arts degree from Ohio University (2015). Kyle has worked in a number of legal aid organizations and is passionate about expanding access to legal systems and resources for vulnerable populations. He is a sudoku addict and enjoys kayaking.


Serrot, Kyle. (Forthcoming). “Settler Colonialism: An Introduction.” In Here to There: An Introduction to Race, Class, and Gender, Cognella Academic Publishing

Serrot, Kyle. 2021. “Has the Future of Queer Arrived? Montero as Utopia” Academia / Letters.

Serrot, Kyle. 2021. “The Hidden Cost of Overturning Roe v. Wade.” An Injustice Magazine,

Serrot, Kyle. 2021. “Turning on the Light to Racial Gaslighting: Racial Gaslighting in Police Brutality Cases” (WPSA and MPSA 2021. Manuscript Review Journal of Public Policy and Management)

Serrot, Kyle. 2020. “Whiteness and Trump’s Attack on Portland, Oregon”. An Injustice Magazine.


Kyle Serrott

Ph.D. Student, Teaching Assistant
Thompson Hall 219
509 335 5092