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Christoph Strobel

Christopher Strobel
Christoph StrobelProfessor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentHistory
  • Phone(978) 934-4263
  • OfficeDugan Hall - 106D

Research Interests

Native American history; global/comparative/transnational/cross-cultural perspectives of United States history; world history


  • Ph D: History, (2005), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
  • MA: History, (1999), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
  • BA: History, (1997), Hiram College - Hiram, Ohio


  • Strobel, C. (2018) "Conquest and Colonization in The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas: Inter-American Perspectives vol. 1 eds.Josef Raab, Stefan Rinke, and Alice Nash [forthcoming]," Routledge/Taylor & Franics Publishing
  • Strobel, C. (2017) "Review of Ross E. Dunn, Laura J. Mitchell, and Kerry Ward, eds., The New World History: A Field Guide for Teachers and Researchers. Second Edition. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016) ," World History Connected 14:1
  • Strobel, C. (2017) "Review of György Ferenc Tóth, From Wounded Knee to Checkpoint Charlie: The Alliance for Sovereignty between American Indians and Central Europeans in the Late Cold War (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016)," H-Net Reviews
  • Strobel, C., Forrant, R. (2016) "‘Into a New Canoe:’ Thinking and Teaching Locally and Globally about Native Americans on the Confluence of the Merrimack and the Concord Rivers," The New England Journal of History 72:2 pp. 62-75
  • Strobel, C. (2015) "Review of H. Glenn Perry, Kindred by Choice: Germans and American Indians since 1800, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013)," Western Historical Quarterly XLVI:2 pp. 252-253
  • Strobel, C. (2015) "The Global Atlantic: 1400 to 1900," New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Publishing
  • Strobel, C. (2014) "Facing the World from Indian Country: Some Thoughts and Strategies on Integrating Native Americans into the World since 1500 Survey," World History Bulletin 30:2 pp. 35-37
  • Strobel, C., Forrant, R. (2011) "Big Move: Immigrant Voices from a Mill City," Lowell: Loom Press
  • Strobel, C., Forrant, R. (2011) "Ethnicity in Lowell: Ethnographic Overview and Assessment," Boston: Northeast Region Ethnography Program, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Strobel, C. (2010) "Daily Life of the New Americans: Immigration Since 1965," Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press
  • Strobel, C. (2008) "Review of Adam Hochschild, King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998) ," World History Connected 5:2
  • Strobel, C. (2008) "Review of Charles Maier, Among Empires: American Ascendancy and its Predecessors (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006)," World History Connected 5:3
  • Strobel, C. (2008) "The Delaware Indians’ Revolution: A Struggle for Sovereignty and Independence in the Tuscarawas and the Muskingum River Valley," Journal of Northwest Ohio History 76:1 pp. 21-32
  • Strobel, C. (2008) "The Testing Grounds of Modern Empire: The Making of Colonial Racial Order in the American Ohio Country and the South African Eastern Cape, 1770s-1850s," New York: Peter Lang Publishing
  • Strobel, C. (2007) "Review of Jane Samson, Race and Empire (Harlow, U.K.: Longman, 2005) ," World History Connected 4:3
  • Strobel, C., Nash, A.N. (2006) "Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian through Nineteenth-Century America," Westport, CT: Greenwood Press
  • Strobel, C. (2006) "Indigenous Nationalism on Two Frontiers: The American Upper Ohio Valley and the South African Eastern Cape Compared, 1770-1853," Proceedings of the American Historical Association, 2006 Ann Arbor: Bell & Howell Publisher
  • Strobel, C. (2006) "Review of Alan Gallay, The Indian Slave Trade: The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002) ," in World History Connected 4:1
  • Strobel, C. (2005) "'The History of the Cape is Already Written in that of America:' The Colonization of America in South Africa’s Discourse of Empire, 1820s-1850s," Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies 6:4 pp. 1-15
  • Strobel, C. (2003) "'We are all Armed and Ready:' Reactionary Insurgency Movements and the Formation of Segregated States in the American South and in South Africa," North Carolina Historical Review 80:4 pp. 430-452
  • Strobel, C. (2003) "Review of Anthony Wallace, Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999) ," Historical Journal of Massachusetts 30:2 pp. 220-221
  • Strobel, C. (2003) "Review of Roger Nichols, Indians in the United States and Canada: A Comparative History (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998)," Historical Journal of Massachusetts 31:1 pp. 118-120
  • Strobel, C., Higginson, J. (2003) "The Instrument of Terror: Some Thoughts on Comparative Historiography, White Rural Unofficial Violence, and Segregation in South Africa and the American South," Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies 4:2 pp. 1-10