Shumet Sishagne, Ethiopian history professor.
Sishagne, Shumet was born on January 20, 1950 in Debre Tabor, Gondar, Ethiopia.
Bachelor, Haile Selassie University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1973. Master of Arts, Addis Ababa University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1991.
Lecturer Addis Ababa University, 1984-1986. Assistant professor Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia, 1991-1998, associate professor African and Middle Eastern history, since 1998, chair department history, since 2000.
Parents Sishagne Negatu and Mintwab Makonnen. Married Mulu Tefera, May 7, 1980. Children: Tarik, Meheret.