Shumet Sishagne
Associate Professor
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Areas of Expertise
African History, History of the Middle East, History of Islam, Ethiopian History, and contemporary Third World Issues.

Ph.D. University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, 1991
M.A. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1984
B.A. Haile Selassie University, Ethiopia, 1973

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Istituto Italo-Africano Fellowship, Rome
Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security/MacArthur Fellowship
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Program
Christopher Newport University Faculty Development Grant

Association of American University Professors
Association of Third World Studies
Southeastern Regional for African Studies
Virginia Council of History Education