Andrew Jolivétte is an American author and lecturer who is employed at San Francisco State University as chair and professor in American Indian Studies and an instructor in Ethnic Studies, Educational Leadership, sexuality studies and Race and Resistance Studies.
Jolivétte is the author of five books: Cultural Representation in Native America (part of the Contemporary Native American Communities Series published by AltaMira Press), Louisiana Creoles: Cultural Recovery and Mixed Race Native American Identity Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority, Research Justice: Methodologies for Social Change, and Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco's Two-Spirit Community. Indian Blood involves focus groups and a study of specific Native Americans, including some who have organized with Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS). Jolivétte's writing has been featured in Ethnic Studies Review Journal and in several anthologies. He serves as president of the board of two organizations, Speak Out (part of the Institute for Democratic Education and Culture) and iPride. Jolivétte is a Creole whose cultural heritage includes Opelousa, Atakapa-Ishak, French, African and Spanish.Crash Course: Reflections on the Film Crash for Critical Dialogues About Race, Power and Privilege (2007)
Hurricane Katrina: Response and Responsibilities, ed. John Brown Childs (2005)
Color Struck: Essays on Race and Ethnicity in Global Perspective (2008)