- Ph.D., Latin American History, University of Connecticut, 1991
- M.A.L.S., Interfield with concentration in American Studies, Wesleyan University, 1980
- B.A., Political Science, Tufts University, 1974
Dale Graden was born in Philadelphia, raised in Rhode Island, attended college in Boston, and graduate school 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.
- Comparative slavery and emancipations in the Americas
- International street art
- The transatlantic slave trade
- 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).
- Dale T. Graden, "A Resistencia Escrava e a Abolicao do Trafico Transatlantico dos Escravos para o Brasil em 1850," Revista Africana Studia (Porto, Portugal), 15:1 (spring 2011),
- Dale T. Graden, "Interpreters, Translators and the Spoken Word in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to Cuba and Brazil," Ethnohistory, 58:3 (2011).
- Dale T. Graden, "Slave Resistance and the Abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to Brazil in 1850," Historia Unisinos (Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil), 14:3 (Sept/Dec 2010)283-94.
- Dale T. Graden, “Street Art in Revolutionary Venezuela,” NACLA: Report on the Americas (NYC), July 2009.
- Dale T. Graden, “Notes from a Fan: Paulo Freire Comes to Idaho,” International Journal of Critical Pedagogy , 1:2 (2008), 98-114.
- Dale T. Graden, “United States Involvement in the Transatlantic Slave Trade to Brazil, 1840-1858,” Afro-Asia , 35 (2007), 9-35.
- Board Member of the Moscow United Soccer Club
- 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