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Our International Faculty

Your professors at Miles are here to empower, inspire and support every student. That means they'll go the extra mile for you. Their doors are always open, and they have a world of knowledge to share.

Global Perspectives

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Anthonia Adadevoh

Dr. Adadevoh, Dean of General Education, is Birmingham's unofficial ambassador of Nigerian culture. She co-founded a network that supports local Nigerian kids.

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Mohit Anand

Dr. Anand, chair of the Business and Accounting Division, is from India. His research areas include economic incentives for growing bioenergy crops.

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Alan Tharpe

Dr. Tharpe, an associate professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, has lived in Japan and studied at Duke University.

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Research That Matters

Dr. Esther Suswam, a professor in our Natural Science and Mathematics Department, is helping to help increase gender equity in STEM through a $1.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant awarded to Miles and two other historically black colleges.

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Art That Inspires

Anthony Bingham, who teaches art and humanities at Miles, explores themes of African-American traditions, place, and buried memory through photography and sculpture. Earlier in his career, he spent time in South Africa as an artist-in-residence.

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Velma Webb, ‘22

“I transferred in from a community college, and found that academically I was challenged in a different way. The professors challenge you to makes you find the best in yourself.”