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Rominger, Chris

Assistant Professor, History
Graduate Center, CUNY


Chris J. Rominger specializes in colonial encounters in the modern Mediterranean, with a focus on North African migrants around the First World War. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Rominger received his PhD in History (2018) from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and his BA in History from Middlebury College (2008). He offers courses on modern France and its empire, the modern Middle East and North Africa, and war, migration, and identity. Rominger's forthcoming article "Nursing Transgressions, Exploring Difference: North Africans in French Medical Spaces during World War I" will appear in the International Journal of Middle East Studies in late 2018. He has also published chapters in edited volumes on the First World War and on socialisms in Africa. Rominger previously worked in nonprofit development with the Arab American Association of New York.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Modernization   
Nationalism   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
19th-21st Centuries   
Colonialism   
Mediterranean Studies   
Maghreb Studies   
Diaspora/Refugee Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Fertile Crescent   
Egypt   
Ottoman Empire   
Arab States   
Tunisia   
Europe   
SPECIALTIES
Interwar Nationalism in Tunisia, Egypt   
World War One in the Middle East and North Africa   
LANGUAGES
French (Advanced)   
Arabic (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2018HistoryCUNY Graduate Center
BA2008HistoryMiddlebury College
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