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Shumet Sishagne

Shumet Sishagne, Ethiopian history professor.

Background

  • Sishagne, Shumet was born on January 20, 1950 in Debre Tabor, Gondar, Ethiopia.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Haile Selassie University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1973. Master of Arts, Addis Ababa University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1991.

    Career

    • 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.

    Connections

    • Parents Sishagne Negatu and Mintwab Makonnen. Married Mulu Tefera, May 7, 1980. Children: Tarik, Meheret.
    • spouse: Mulu Tefera
    • children: Tarik Sishagne
    • Meheret Sishagne
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    Born January 20, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Haile Selassie University
    • 1984
      Addis Ababa University
    • 1991
      University Illinois
    • 1984 - 1986
      Lecturer, Addis Ababa University
    • 1991 - 1998
      assistant, professor Christopher Newport University
      Newport News, Virginia, United States