Ph.D., History, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014
M.A., French Studies, New York University, 2006
B.A., History and French, Allegheny College, 2005
Jenna Nigro is a historian of modern France and Senegal. Her research and teaching focus on the history of global connections, exchanges, and power relations, in particular modern European imperialism. Her current book project is a study of French experimentation with various colonial practices in Senegal from 1763 to 1870.
Professor Nigro teaches courses in world history, modern European history, and African history and serves as the faculty advisor for UVU's History Club.
HIST 1500: World History to 1500
HIST 151G: World History 1500 to the Present
HIST 3030: Introduction to African History
HIST 3170: Absolutism Enlightenment and Revolution -- Europe from 1600 to 1815
HIST 3180: Nineteenth Century Europe
HIST 420R: European Empires and Decolonization