Kitonga Alexander

  • PhD Student, History


  • PhD, History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, expected graduation 2023 Dissertation Topic: Black Milwaukee: Adversity after WWII
  • Master of Science, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business (Specialization Management), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Arts, (Major in Africology), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Teaching Interests

  • AFRIC 112 Introduction to African American History, 1865 to Present
  • AFRIC 265 Phycological Effects of Racism HIST 151 American History: 1607 to 1877
  • HIST 152 American History: 1877 to the Present
  • Africology 100 Black Reality: Survey of African American Society

Research Interests

  • African American migration
  • African American cultural identity
  • Revolts and uprisings within the African Diaspora

Related Activities

  • Milwaukee’s Welcome Home Project Coordinator, UPP (2019 – Current)
  • Milwaukee Bronzeville Arts and Memory: A Digital Humanities Project Arts Wisconsin (2021 – Current)
  • Living for the City: The Black Middle Class in Milwaukee Research Project University of Wisconsin Milwaukee/ Marquette University (2021 – Current)


  • TMJ4 Annual Positively Milwaukee Award. (2017)
  • TMJ4 Outstanding Teacher Award. (2010) Milwaukee Association of Ministers.

Selected Publications

Alexander, K.  “Media Influence on Me”. Myriad, Volume 9, No. 1, 2000