Christopher Conte


Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Christopher Conte

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 323G
Phone: (435) 797-1303
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Educational Background

PhD, African History, Michigan State University, 1995

MA, International Affairs, Ohio University, 1987

MA, Linguistics, Ohio University, 1986

BA, History, Allegheny College, 1981


Christopher Conte is an Associate Professor of African and environmental history. His courses include: Introduction to Historical Methods (3000), Africa History Survey (3510), African Environmental History (3530), Environmental History Survey (3950), The Modern World (1510), The Pre-Modern World (1500), and various graduate seminars. Conte’s research focuses on the landscape history of eastern Africa. Most recently he has written about the history of slavery and agroforestry on Pemba Island, Tanzania.