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Tyler Fleming, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor

Education: University of Virginia

Tyler Fleming comes to us from University of Virginia where he served as a post­ doctoral fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies.  Dr. Fleming received his MA and Ph.D. in African history from the University of Texas at Austin and his BA from Allegheny College.  He has taught previously at the University of Virginia, Columbus State University, and Florida International University. 

Research Interests: Dr. Fleming's research interests focus on South African popular cultures (namely music, sport, literature and theatre) throughout the 20th century.  He has published in various academic journals, including History in Africa and the International Journal of History of Sport.  He is also the co-editor of Music, Performance and African Identities (Rutledge, 2011). At present, he is working on a monograph based on his doctoral dissertation. As a joint appointment with Pan-African Studies and the Department of History at Louisville, he will teach a variety of African and World History courses.


Contact Information: 

441 Strickler Hall (4th floor East Wing)

Department of Pan-African Studies

(502) 852-0578

Email: Click here to email Dr. Tyler Fleming

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