Myles Ali passes his comps with Distinction

Myles AliCongratulations to Myles Ali who recently passed his doctoral qualifying (“comps”) examinations in African History and African Diaspora with Distinction.

Myles has been an organizer extraordinaire at the Harriet Tubman Institute: in 2012-13, he coordinated the Institute’s Speaker Series and founded the Tubman Working Papers Seminar. He has also actively served as the Editor of the Tubman Newsletter and the Graduate Student Representative on our Executive Committee.

Myles will soon begin archival research overseas for his dissertation, “‘Here in the Queen’s Territory Every Man and Woman Are Free’: Resistance, Abolitionism, and Slavery’s Decay in Colonial Sierra Leone and its Hinterlands, c. 1850-1890,” under the supervision of Professor José C. Curto.

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