Charles W. Mills
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Charles W. Mills

American philosopher

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Charles Mills is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center City University of New York, as well as a critically acclaimed philosopher on race. He earned his B.Sc. in physics from the University of the West Indies and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

As the author of one of the most widely adopted texts on bigotry and human rights, Charles Mills is considered a foremost authority on social and political philosophy as they pertain to race. The aforementioned text, The Racial Contract, was awarded the Gustuvus Myers Outstanding Book Award. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2017. He is also the author of Blackness Visible: Essays on Philosophy and Race, From Class to Race: Essays in White Marxism and Black Radicalism, and Radical Theory, Caribbean Reality: Race, Class and Social Domination. His most recent book, Black Rights/White Wrongs: The Critique of Racial Liberalism, was published in 2017.

Mills has published numerous articles on topics ranging from African American philosophy to Marxism. His most recent article, “The Racial Contract revisited: still unbroken after all these years,” was published in Politics, Groups, and Identities in 2015. Mills’ scholarly works have advanced our understanding of critical race theory.

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Charles Wade Mills is a philosopher. He is known for his work in social and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory as centered on class, gender, and race. Mills is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, in New York City.

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University of Toronto
University of Toronto

University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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University of Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma

Public research university in Norman, Oklahoma, United States

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University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago

Public University

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University of the West Indies
University of the West Indies

International university in the Caribbean

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Northwestern University
Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

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    Philosophy