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Christoph Strobel

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

Research Interests

Global/Comparative/Transnational/Cross-Cultural Historical Perspectives especially of United States history, Native American history


  • Ph D: History, (2005), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
  • MA: History, (1999), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA


Christoph Strobel is the author of several books including the _Global Atlantic_, _The Testing Grounds of Modern Empire_, and co-author of _Daily Life of Native Americans_. He has also published several journal articles, book chapters, and three books on immigration.


  • 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 ," New England Journal of History Spring 2016 pp. 62-75
  • 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
  • Forrant, R., Strobel, C. (2011) "Big Move: Immigrant Voices from a Mill City," Lowell: Loom Press
  • Forrant, R., Strobel, C. (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) "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
  • Nash, A.N., Strobel, C. (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. (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 Comparative 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
  • Higginson, J., Strobel, C. (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 Comparative Studies 4:2 pp. 1-10