The Department of Black and Latino Studies
Phone: (646) 312-4315
Location: VC 4-283
Tshombe Miles, Assistant Professor of Black and Latino Studies, is an expert in the history of Latin American race and ethnicity as well as the black diaspora in the Atlantic World. He is currently researching the fight against slavery and freedom in 19th Century Brazil. A member of The American Historical Association, The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, and Associação Nacional de História (The National Association of History (in Brazil), Professor Miles has published a book and articles on these topics. He earned a BA from City College of New York and a PHD from Brown University.
Most recent or current research:
My most recent research looks at the fight against slavery and racism in nineteenth century Brazil.
Subject Matter Expertise topics: History of Latin America in particular Brazil; Race and ethnicity; The Black diaspora in the Atlantic World
Degrees (with institutions):
PH.D., Brown University; BA City College of New York
The American Historical Association
The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora
Associação Nacional de História (The National Association of History, located in Brazil)
Most recent publications (articles and/books) or exhibitions:
“Black Leadership and their Idea of Freedom” African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal (Routledge Press), June 2012 (peer reviewed) and was republished as an article in a book: African Diaspora in Brazil, Edited by Fassil Demissie, (Routledge Press).
“The Concept of Freedom in Nineteenth Century Northeast Brazil” in The Center of The Cultural Laboratory, working papers series located in Brazil University of Education, Arts and Science-FECLESC, Quixada-Ceará, Brazil, 2011 (peer reviewed)