Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Tshombe Miles

 

Email: Tshombe.Miles@baruch.cuny.edu
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

Affiliations:

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:

Books

A luta contra a escravidão eo racismo no Ceará, Brasil (The Fight Againist Slavery and Racism in Ceará), Fundação Demócrito Rocha/IEPRO, March 2012

Articles

“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)

The City University of New York