Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Sedrick Miles

Student - Ph.D. Student

Sedrick Miles holds a Master’s degree in Psychology Research from The New School For Social Research and a B.A. in Psychology from Morehouse College. Both within and outside academia, his work has explored the relationships between cultural identity, race, and social development.

Before joining the Stone Center, Sedrick has spent 15 years designing and conducting action-oriented youth policy training and programming for community based organizations. This included brokering relationships with between national and grassroots organizations collaborating in the areas of K-12 education, Higher Ed, civic education, leadership development, and juvenile justice reform.

Sedrick’s Ph.D. interests focus on the intersections between language, cultural identity, and transnationalism, taking a detailed look at the contemporary identities of Blacks in the diaspora and, in particular, the language interactions of Black American and Black Brazilian traveling communities.