Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
M.A., Jackson State University
B.A., Tougaloo College
W. Miranda Freeman, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of English at Tougaloo College where she also serves as director of the Tougaloo College Honors Program. In addition to her study of the Black Arts era, Dr. Freeman’s other research interest include post-colonialism and Afro-Atlantic women’s literature. She has enhanced this interest through travel to and research in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Salvador, Bahia Brazil and Accra, Ghana. Dr. Freeman is a Mellon Faculty Doctoral Fellowship recipient, a William Winter Scholar, and the 2012 Humanities Teacher of the Year. Most recently, Dr. Freeman taught a course in Caribbean Literature in Jamaica for the University of Southern Mississippi’s Study Abroad Program.