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Martinus Johannes Maria Van De Logt

Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts
Texas A&M University at Qatar


​Dr. Mark van de Logt joined the liberal arts faculty at Texas A&M University at Qatar in August 2012. He specializes in Native American culture and history and he has a long-standing interest in U.S. Military history, the Gilded Age, the American West, and Mexican history. He is currently working on a salvage history project capturing the voices of retired Dutch missionaries to South America, and he is researching a professional wrestler who toured Europe between 1908 and 1921 under the stage name “Pawnee Bill.”

Research Interest

He also maintains his interest in Pawnee and Arikara Indian history and culture. At TAMUQ, Dr. van de Logt teaches both U.S. History survey courses as well as a course on Native American history. His latest book project, “Monsters of Contact: Historical Traumas in Caddoan Oral Traditions,” is scheduled for publication with the University of Oklahoma Press in the spring of 2018.


  • “‘Are Not My Men The Same?’ Race, Ethnic Identity, and Pawnee Scout Service During the Indian Wars,” in Geoffrey W. Jensen, ed., The Routledge History of Race in the American Military (New York: Routledge, 2016), 127-138.

  • War Party in Blue: Pawnee Indian Scouts in the United States Army, 1864-1877. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.

  • Monsters of Contact: Historical Traumas in Caddoan Oral Traditions. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (scheduled for publication Spring 2018).

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