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Christoph Strobel

Christoph Strobel, Ph.D. Associate Professor


Global/Comparative/Cross-Cultural Historical Perspectives, Native American and African History

Educational Background

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ph.D., History, May 2005
Master of Arts, History, May 1999
Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Magna cum Laude, History, May 1997 


Selected Publications:


  • The Global Atlantic, 1400-1900 (New York: Routledge, 2015)
  • Co-editor with Robert Forrant, Big Move: Immigrant Voices from a Mill City (Lowell: Loom Press, 2011)
  • Co-Author with Robert Forrant, Ethnicity in Lowell: Ethnographic Overview and Assessment (Boston: Northeast Region Ethnography Program, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 2011) [Co-Principal Investigator for this project funded by the National Park Service (N1780060011) contract funded @ $108,000]
  • Daily Life of the New Americans: Immigration Since 1965 (Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2010)
  • Testing Grounds of Modern Empire: The Making of Colonial Racial Orders in the American Ohio Country and the South African Eastern Cape, 1770s-1850s (New York: Peter Lang Publisher, 2008)
  • Co-Author with Alice Nash, Daily Life of Native Americans from Post-Columbian through Nineteenth Century America (Westport: Greenwood, 2006)
  • Academic Journal Articles

  • Co-author with Robert Forrant “‘Into a New Canoe:’ Thinking and Teaching Locally and Globally about Native Americans on the Confluence of the Merrimack and the Concord Rivers,” New England Journal of History (Spring 2016), 62-75
  • “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 (Fall 2014), 35-37
  • “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 (2008), 21-32
  • “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, reference # 1048
  • “‘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 & American Studies 20 (October 2005)
  • “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 (October 2003), 430-452
  • Co-Author with John Higginson, “The Instrument of Terror: Some Thoughts on Comparative Historiography, Unofficial White Rural Violence, and Segregation in South Africa and the American South,” Safundi: The Journal of South African & American Studies 11 (July 2003)