Joseph C. Miller

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Joseph Calder Miller (born 1940) has been the T. Cary Johnson, Jr. Professor of history at the University of Virginia since 1972. He has written extensively on the early history of Africa, especially Angola,[1] the Atlantic slave trade, women and slavery, and child slavery.[2]

Miller received his B.A. at Wesleyan University in 1961 and an M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1963. He attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, receiving a M.A. in 1967 and a Ph.D. in history in 1972.

Miller was treasurer of the African Studies Association from 1989 to 1993 and served as president of that organization in 2005 and 2006. He was president of the American Historical Association in 1998. In 2004 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to study the world history of slavery.[3]



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