Shumet Sishagne
Associate Professor
History
757-594-7118 | sishagne@cnu.edu

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

Education
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

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