St. John Hall, Room 244-B
Tel (718) 990-5238
Ph.D., 2009, Emory University
B.A., 2002, St. John's University
Dr. Misevich is a proud and enthusiastic graduate of St. John’s
University (BA, 2002) and is thrilled to be back as a faculty
member in the history department. He specializes in the slave
trade and the development of the Atlantic World. Dr.
Misevich’s teaching interests include Caribbean history, Atlantic
history and African history. A recipient of grants from the
National Endowment of the Humanities, Fulbright-Hays and the Bill
and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory University,
Misevich’s research focuses on the coerced migration of Africans
across the 19th-century world. He is co-Principal
Investigator of the Origins database project (online at www.african-origins.com)
and actively works with a team of scholars on a project that
details the movement of 35,000 slave vessels (www.slavevoyages.org).
His work has been published in the Journal of Social
History, The Journal of Colonialism and Colonial
History, and as chapters in several edited volumes.