Independent Historian

Mia L. Carey is an independent scholar affiliated with Howard University. By training, she is an anthropological archaeologist specializing in 19th century African American history, zooarchaeology, Islam in the Black American Experience. She is also an inclusion and equity consultant. She earned a dual B.A. in Anthropology in Anthropology and Sociology from Howard University in 2011. She earned a M.A. in Anthropology with a focus in history archaeology and an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Concentration in Historic Preservation in 2014 and a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Florida in 2017. She is currently finishing her final year as the National Park Service Mellon Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.