William F. S. Miles

Areas of Study

International Development; West Africa (politics, borderlands, counter-terrorism); French West Indies; Francophonie; Religion and Politics; Music and Politics; Genocide; Jewish studies (Israel, Diaspora, Holocaust); Postcolonial Identity

Selected Publications

Selected Professional Activities

Recent Courses




The following video is about Professor Miles’ most recent book, My African Horse Problem:

Professor Miles addresses the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University in its Contemplating Alternate Israeli Narratives for Peace series:

Professor Miles was interviewed on “The Washington Forum,” a VOA French-to-Africa TV production. He is introduced at 6:40 into the segment.