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BIO-Miles

Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor of African American Women

Surface Mail: 505 S. State Street | 4700 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Office Location(s): 4773 Haven Hall
Office Hours: ON LEAVE Fall 2014 & Winter 2015
Phone: 734.764.5513
tiya@umich.edu
see also, DAAS Website
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Faculty: Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)
    • Faculty: Department of American Culture (AC), Native American Studies (NAS)
    • Faculty: Department of History
    • Faculty Affiliate: Department of Women's Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • African American and Native American interrelated and comparative histories, especially 19th-century African American women's history and literature, Native American women's history and literature, and U.S. women's history
  • About

    Professor Miles was awarded a 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her work on African American and Native American history. She is the founder of ECO Girls, an environmental and cultural organization for girls in urban Southeast Michigan. Professor Miles is the current Chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS) and a former Director of AC Native American Studies.

    Link to Department of History Website

    Link to Department of Women's Studies Website

    Link to Professor Miles's Personal Homepage

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000