Prithi Kanakamedala


Associate Professor, History BCC, MALS GC CUNY


Faculty Coordinator, Public Scholarship Practice Space (PS2), Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center
Associate Professor, MALS, CUNY Graduate Center
Associate Professor, History, Bronx Community College

Academic Interests

19th Century Material Culture, Black Atlantic, African American Studies, History of New York City, Public History, Archives, Instructional Technology, Digital Humanities


Associate Professor in the History Department at Bronx Community College CUNY and MALS Program at the Graduate Center CUNY. Public Historian with focus on New York’s 19th Century free Black communities (