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Christopher Conte

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Department of History

Associate Professor - Africa, Environmental History

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 323G
DialPhone: (435) 797-1303
SendEmail: chris.conte@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD(Geography, Middle Eastern history), , Michigan State University, 1995
Dissertation addresses the relationship between production, exchange and ecology in nineteenth and twentieth century Tanzania.
MA, International Affairs, (Interdisciplinary degree with Africa Area Specialty. Sub fields: History, Political Science, Geography.), Ohio University, 1987
MA, Linguistics, (Emphasis in Applied Linguistics with certificate in TEFL/TESL.), Ohio University, 1986
BA, History, Allegheny College, 1981

Awards

Research Catalyst Grant, 2015

USU Office of Research

Fellowship, 2014

Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig Maximilan University of Munich.

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Conte, C.A, Nature Conservation in Africa’s Great Rift Valley: A Study in Culture and History: National Parks and the Nation. University of Oklahoma Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Conte, C.A, (2014). Africa’s Mountains: Collecting and Interpreting the Past. Rachel Carson Center Perspectives, 2014:4, 55-64..
        • Conte, C.A, (2010). Forest History in East Africa’s Eastern Arc Mountains: Biological Science and the Uses of History.. Bioscience, 60, 309-313.
        • Conte, C.A, (2008). Imperialism and the Environment.: Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Oxford University Press
        • Conte, C.A, (2007). Wild Places or Domesticated Landscapes: Applying the Wilderness Concept to Africa, Asia and Latin America: American Wilderness: A New History. Oxford University Press
        • Professional Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

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          Publications - Technical Reports

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                HIST 3950 - Environmental History, Spring 2017

                HIST 6200 - Special Topics: Comparative World History, Spring 2017

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2016

                HIST 1510 - The Modern World, Fall 2016

                HIST 6460 - Seminar in Environmental History, Spring 2015

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2014

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2014

                HIST 1500 - Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World, Fall 2014

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Spring 2014

                HIST 3950 - Environmental History, Spring 2014

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2013

                HIST 3950 - Environmental History, Fall 2013

                HIST 6500 - Archiving Internship, Summer 2013

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Summer 2013

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Spring 2013

                HIST 4940 - Historical Internship, Spring 2013

                HIST 6460 - Seminar in Environmental History, Spring 2013

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2012

                HIST 4930 - Directed Readings, Fall 2012

                HIST 4940 - Historical Internship, Fall 2012

                HIST 3530 - African Environmental History, Spring 2012

                HIST 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Spring 2012

                HIST 6900 - Directed Studies, Spring 2012

                HIST 6580 - Teaching Internship, Spring 2012

                HIST 1510 - The Modern World, Spring 2012

                HIST 6900 - Directed Studies, Fall 2011

                HIST 6900 - DIRECTED STUDIES, Spring 2011

                HIST 6460 - ENVIRONMENTAL HIST, Spring 2011

                HIST 6560 - PROF INTERNSHIP, Spring 2011

                HIST 6970 - THESIS RESEARCH, Spring 2011

                HIST 3510 - Africa and the World, Fall 2010

                HIST 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Fall 2010

                HIST 6900 - Directed Studies, Fall 2010

                HIST 3950 - Environmental History, Fall 2010

                HIST 3950 - Environmental History, Fall 2010

                HIST 6580 - Teaching Internship, Fall 2010

                HIST 6970 - Thesis Research, Fall 2010