Tracy J. Prince, Ph.D. is a Research Professor at Portland State University's American Indian Teacher Program (in Curriculum & Instruction) and the author of numerous books. She has spent over two decades teaching and writing about race, gender, and social equity issues in Humanities, English, Urban Studies, and Women's Studies departments. She has taught in Turkey, Canada, and throughout the United States and has spent extensive research time in England, Australia, South Africa, and France.
She has deeply researched Native American art of Oregon and the forgotten history of Native Americans and Chinese American vegetable gardens in Portland’s first 70 years and has written about these histories in Notable Women of Portland, Portland’s Goose Hollow, and Portland’s Slabtown.