Alexander, Kitonga

PhD Student

EDUCATION
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

RESEARCH INTERESTS
African American migration.
African American cultural identity.
Revolts and uprisings within the African Diaspora

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
TA:
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
Courses Taught:
Africology 100 Black Reality: Survey of African American Society

PUBLICATIONS

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

EMPLOYMENT/INTERNSHIPS
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)

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