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Dale Graden

Dale Graden


305A Admin.
(208) 885-8956
Mailing Address
History Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3175
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3175
Dale Graden
  • 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
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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



  • 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


Physical Address:
315 Administration Building

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

Phone: (208) 885-6253

Fax: (208) 885-5221


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