Alexandria Gough is currently a Ph.D. candidate working with Dr. Warren Metcalf. Her dissertation explores Osage tribal sovereignty during Oklahoma's early statehood period as well as Osage oil rights throughout the early 20th century. She received her B.A. and M.A. in History at the University of Arkansas under the direction of Dr. Elliott West. Her M.A. thesis focused on Native American student wage labor, the outing program, and urban relocation at the Haskell Institute and the Phoenix Indian School.