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  • Hyacinth Miller
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Ph.D. Candidate, Global Urban Studies
M.A. Rutgers University, Political Science
B.A., cum laude Brooklyn College, Africana Studies and Political Science

Professor Miller is a Teaching Instructor in the School of Arts and Sciences - Newark, African American and African Studies and Political  Science Departments. She also works as a Lecturer in the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies (Livingston Campus). Her research focuses on Caribbean immigrants in the Diaspora, multiple citizenship policies, critical comparative politics and black immigrants and women of color in elected leadership in the U.S. She has conducted original research and presented conference papers on subjects including, West Indians in the US, West Indians in elected office in New Jersey and on the issue of multiple citizenship policies in the Caribbean.

She is author of the article, "Black, Foreign-Born and Elected: West Indians in New Jersey’s Political Offices," National Political Science Review, Volume 19.1.

Prior to working for Rutgers University, Professor Miller spent more than 10 years working as an analyst, lobbyist and staffer to elected officials and in government affairs. She has also served as a criminal justice program associate and fundraising professional.