Tiya Miles

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Miles

Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor of African American Women's History Chair, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies

505 S. State Street, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Office Location(s): 4700 Haven Hall
Office Hours: ON LEAVE Fall 2014 & Winter 2015
Phone: 734.764.5513
tiya@umich.edu
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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

    Scholarly Interests: 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 U.S. women's history

    Tiya Miles research and creative interests include African American and Native American interrelated and comparative histories (especially 19th century); Black, Native, and U.S. women's histories; and African American and Native American women's literature. She is the founder of ECO Girls, an environmental and cultural organization for girls in urban Southeast Michigan and is the chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.

    Professor Miles was awarded a 2011 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Fellowship for her work on African American and Native American history! 

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