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Associate Professor of History, University of New Mexico

Anna-Maria Kellen Fellow - Class of Spring 2023


Tiffany Florvil is an associate professor of history at the University of New Mexico who focuses on social movements, gender and sexuality, emotions, and the African diaspora in modern Europe. She received her BA from Florida State University, MA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and PhD from the University of South Carolina. Her book Mobilizing Black Germany: Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement (Illinois, 2020) explores the emergence of the Black German movement of the 1980s and 1990s and traces the evolution of a Black German activist tradition inspired by Caribbean-American feminist poet Audre Lorde. Florvil co-edited Rethinking Black German Studies: Approaches, Interventions, and Histories (Peter Lang, 2018). She co-chairs the Black Diaspora Studies Network of German Studies Association, co-founded and edits H-Emotions, serves on the editorial board of Central European History, and has published in the German Quarterly, Journal of Civil and Human Rights, and elsewhere. Her work has been supported by the American Council on Germany, German Academic Exchange Service, and German Historical Institute, among others.

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