Christopher Comer, Dean
Visiting Associate Professor of HistoryFax: (406) 243-4076
Office: LA 259
Visiting Associate Professor of History
HSTR 391: Modern African History
HSTR 391: The Cold War in Global Perspective
HSTR 391: Africa since 1945
HSTR 391: Comparative Genocide
AAS 208H: Discovering Africa
AAS 291: A History of South Africa
GBLD 194: GLI seminar on migration and refugees
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007
MA, University of Oregon, 1999
BA, University of Montana, 1997
Field of Study
Modern Transnational and Global History; Europe, Africa, and Latin America; Postcolonialism and the State
African Political Activism in Post-Colonial France: State Surveillance, and Social Welfare (forthcoming with Routledge)
Review of Ruth Ginio, The French Army and Its African Soldiers: The Years of Decolonization (The Journal of Social History July 2017)
Review of Annadith Schneider, Turkish Art, Immigration, and Narratives of Home in France (H-France July 2017)
"Marginalized, yet Mobilized: The UGTSF, African Immigration, and Racial Advocacy in Post-colonial France." French Cultural Studies 24, no. 2 (May 2013).
"Sally N'Dongo, African Immigration, and the Politics of Neocolonialism in France and West Africa." Migrance 39 (2012).
"Gender and the French Ski Industry, 1946-1960." The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History 37 (2010).
"Policing the Post-Colonial Order: Surveillance and the African Immigrant Community in France, 1960-1979." Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques 36 (Summer 2010), 108-126.
"'Africans against Algerians, the exploited against the exploited': Media Representations of the 1963 Saint Denis Riot." The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 36 (2008).
"Curing Patients, Connecting Lives: The Centre Medico-Social Bossuet, the West African Community, and the Struggle Against Tuberculosis, 1963-1979." The Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 32 (2005).