Tiffany N. Florvil

Tiffany N. Florvil is an Associate Professor of 20th-century European Women’s and Gender History at the University of New Mexico. She specializes in the histories of post-1945 Europe, the African diaspora, Black internationalism, as well as gender and sexuality. She has published pieces in the Journal of Civil and Human Rights, APuZ, and The German Quarterly. Florvil has also coedited the volume, Rethinking Black German Studies: Approaches, Interventions and Histories (2018, 2022), as well as published chapters in Gendering Post-1945 German History (2019) and To Turn this Whole World Over (2019). Her manuscript, Mobilizing Black Germany: Afro-German Women and the Making of a Transnational Movement (University of Illinois Press 2020), offers the first full-length study of the history of the Black German movement of the 1980s to the 2000s. Her book won the Waterloo Centre for German Studies First Book Prize in 2021. It has also received an Honorable mention from the DAAD/GSA Book Prize in Literature and Cultural Studies at the German Studies Association and was a Finalist for the ASWAD Outstanding First Book Prize. She is on numerous editorial and advisory boards, including the Journal of Women’s History, the Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA), and the Central European History. She is also the founder and an editor of the “Imagining Black Europe” book series at Peter Lang Press. She currently is working on a biography on Black German activist-intellectual May Ayim.