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James Roane

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Asst Professor, Black Ecologies Program Lead
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography: 

J.T. Roane is assistant professor of African and African American Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. He received his PhD in history from Columbia University and he is a 2008 graduate of the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of Virginia. He currently serves as co-senior editor of Black Perspectives, the digital platform of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS). Roane's scholarly essays have appeared in Souls JournalThe Review of Black Political Economy, and Current Research in Digital History. His work  has also appeared venues such as The Brooklyn RailPacific StandardThe Immanent Frame, and Martyr's Shuffle, Roane is a 2020-2021 National Endowment for the Humanities/Mellon Foundation Research Fellow at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library.

Education: 

Ph.D. in History, Columbia University in the City of New York

BA in African and African American Studies, Carter G. Woodson Institute, University of Virginia 

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 394Special Topics
AFR 465Harlem Renaiss:Cultural Hist
AFR 598Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 305Global History: Slave Trade
HST 326Global History: Slave Trade