Contact & Location


Department of History

Physical Address:
Administration Bldg. 315
PHONE: (208) 885-6253
FAX: (208) 885-5221
E-MAIL: history@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Department of History
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3175
Moscow, ID 83844-3175

Dale Graden

Dale Graden, Ph.D.

Office: Admin 305A
Phone: 208-885-8956
Email: graden@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: History Department
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 443175
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3175

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of History

Home Town: Barrington, Rhode Island
With UI Since 1992

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Comparative slavery and emancipations in the Americas
    • The transatlantic slave trade
    • International street art
  • Biography

    Dale Graden was born in Philadelphia, raised in Rhode Island, attended college in Boston, and graduate schools in Connecticut. He had never been west of Chicago before his journey west in summer 1992, destination Moscow, Idaho. He became interested in all themes related to race after residing in Rhode Island in the 1960s, reading insightful history, and studying with great professors. His research and curiosity has taken him to many fascinating locales, including the back country of Idaho and New England, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Curaçao, Spain, West Europe. He has learned much from his students and environments. He likes to read, and looks forward to arriving at a university every day. Other interests include biking, hiking, swimming, and watching international soccer matches.   

  • Selected Publications


    • Graden, Dale T. Disease, Resistance, and Lies: The Demise of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to Brazil and Cuba (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2014)
    • Graden, Dale T. From Slavery to Freedom in Brazil: Bahia, 1835-1900 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2006).  http://www.unmpress.com/Book.php?id=11211901981747


  • Outreach Projects
    • Board Member of the  Moscow United Soccer Club
  • Awards and Honors
    • Senior Fulbright Scholar to Venezuela, 2008
    • Senior Fulbright Scholar to Brazil, 2000
    • University of Idaho Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008 ($5,000)
    • Nine University of Idaho Alumni Association Awards for Faculty Excellence, 1995-2008

Dale's Links

"Please allow me to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste." from "Sympathy for the Devil" ... Mick Jagger/ Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones