Scholar Tiya Miles is Awarded $500,000

Tiya Miles, associate professor, American Culture, Afroamerican & African Studies, History, Native American Studies, University of Michigan, works in her office and the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan Photo Credit: Courtesy the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 22 new MacArthur Fellows for 2011. Among them is public historian Tiya Mills. Other individuals who were identified work across a broad spectrum: an architect, a sports medicine researcher, a cellist, a developmental biologist, a radio producer, a neuropathologist, a conservator, a poet, and a technologist. They were selected for their creativity, originality, and potential to make important contributions in the future.

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