Michael Boston, Ph.D

Associate Professor + Interim Chair
(585) 395-5573
Office: Hartwell Hall 202 C


  • PhD, History, University at Buffalo
  • MA, History, Binghamton University
  • MBA, Binghamton University
  • BA, Psychology and African-American Studies, SUNY Oneonta

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to African-American Studies
  • African-American History from 1865 to the Present
  • History of the Harlem Renaissance
  • Civil Rights Years
  • Slavery and the Underground Railroad
  • Pre-Colonial African History
  • The Black Family

Research Interests

Dr. Boston is enthusiastically researching and writing an article on female Underground Railroad conductors in Central and Western New York.