Christopher Sparshott

Assistant Professor in Residence, Liberal Arts Program
Phone: +974 4454 5053
Location: 2-240

Christopher Sparshott, PhD, is assistant professor in residence in the liberal arts program at Northwestern University in Qatar. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in history from Oxford University, he received a master’s and PhD in early American history from Northwestern University. His research is in the field of British Empire, focusing on the 18th-century Atlantic world and its culmination in the American Revolution. He has taught a wide range of courses in early American, British imperial and world history. In his teaching, he emphasizes the importance of using a wide range of historical material in order for students to understand the discipline of history as well as particular subject material.