Tyler Fleming, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor

Education: University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Fleming received his MA and Ph.D. in African history from the University of Texas at Austin and his BA from Allegheny College. Dr. Fleming has taught previously at the University of Virginia, Columbus State University, and Florida International University. With his joint appointment in the Departments of Pan-African Studies and History, Professor Fleming teaches a variety of courses concerning African History, World History and the Black Atlantic.

Research Interests:

Professor Fleming works on the history of Africa and the African Diaspora.  His current research focuses on black South African popular cultures (mainly music, sport, literature and theatre) during the twentieth century.  Dr. Fleming has published in various academic journals, including History in Africa, Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies, and The International Journal of History of Sport.  He is also the co-editor of Music, Performance and African Identities (New York: Routledge, 2011).  He is currently revising his dissertation concerning the South African jazz musical, King Kong, into a monograph.

Contact Information:

442 Strickler Hall (4th floor East Wing)

Department of Pan-African Studies

(502) 852-3658

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