Matteo Salvadore

Matteo Salvadore is Associate Professor of History at the American University of Sharjah. A broadly trained African and world historian, he received his doctorate from Temple University in 2010. His book, The African Prester John and the Birth of Ethiopian-European Relations, 1402-1555 (2016) explores early modern dealings between the Kingdom of Ethiopia and Renaissance Europe. In recent years, he has been working on life histories of diasporic Ethiopians in the early modern Mediterranean and Indian Ocean worlds. His work has appeared in the Journal of World History, Itinerario, Africa, the Journal of African History, the Journal of Early Modern History, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History.