Latin American Studies
Department Chair:
Kristina Mani

Administrative Assistant:
Tracy Tucker

Phone: (440) 775-8657
Fax: (440) 775-8898

Rice Hall 205
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: Wed. 1:30-3 p.m., Thurs. 1-2:30 p.m., and by appointment

James Millette

James Millette

Emeritus Professor

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of London, 1964
  • B.A. (Hons.) in History, University of the West Indies , and Ph.D. in History from King's College, University of London.
  • Areas of Expertise
  • He has taught for more than three decades on Caribbean , African, African American and imperial history with specific reference to comparative slavery, colonial government and administration, labor history, and the societies and politics of the modern Caribbean and the Third World .
  • Current Research
  • Recent Publications and Awards
  • Mr. Millette has also published two books: The Genesis of Crown Colony Government: Trinidad, 1783-1815, and Freedom Road, a study of the post-emancipation period in Caribbean history. His articles include a study of the integration movement in the Anglophone Caribbean, and an assessment of current trends in democratic government in the post-independent Caribbean . He has written a chapter in the forthcoming multi-volume History of the Caribbean to be published by UNESCO, and has submitted another chapter for volume V of the series.