Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles is the recipient of a 2011 MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” and is a professor at the University of Michigan in the departments of American culture, Afro-American and African studies, history, and women’s studies, and in the Native American Studies Program. The author of The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits (The New Press), she lives in Ann Arbor.

Books by Tiya Miles

The Dawn of Detroit
A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits

Tiya Miles