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Front row: (L-R) Nancy Sinkoff, Paul Hanebrink, James Delbourgo, Rudy Bell, Paul Israel, Paul G. E. Clemens
2nd: Judith Surkis, Matt Matsuda, Carolyn Brown, Johanna Schoen, Walter Rucker, Marisa Fuentes, Bayo Holsey, Samantha Kelly, Toby C. Jones
3rd: Jackson Lears, Seth Koven, Gail Triner, Ann Fabian, Barbara M. Cooper, Temma Kaplan, Melissa Feinberg
Last: Louis Masur, Jamie Pietruska, Mark Wasserman, David Greenberg, Alastair Bellany, Steven Reinert, Deborah Gray White, Norman Markowitz, John W. Chambers, Virginia Yans, Leah DeVun, Camilla Townsend, Sarolta Takacs, Don Roden



Paul Hanebrink

Associate Professor of History

Ph.D., Department of History, The University of Chicago (2000)

At Rutgers Since 2001

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Modern East Central Europe, with a particular focus on Hungary; the history of nationalism and antisemitism as modern political ideologies; the place of religion in the modern nation-state.



  • 510:261 History of the Holocaust
  • 510:102 Development of Europe II
  • 510:327 20th Century Europe
  • 510:381 National Conflict in Eastern Europe
  • 20th Century Eastern Europe


  • 510:599 Problems and Directed Readings: Modern Europe


  • In Defense of Christian Hungary:  Religion, Nationalism, and Antisemitism, 1890-1944 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006).
  • “Transnational Culture War: Christianity, Nation, and the Judeo-Bolshevik Myth in Hungary, 1890-1920,” Journal of Modern History, forthcoming.
  • “Christianity and National Reconstruction in Interwar Hungary” in Brian Porter and Bruce Berglund, eds., Christianity in Eastern Europe, forthcoming.
  • "The Redemption of Christian Hungary: Christianity, Confession, and Nationalism in Hungary, 1919-1944" in Michael Geyer and Hartmut Lehmann, editors. Religion und Nation. Goettingen: Wallstein Verlag, forthcoming.
  • " 'Christian Europe' and National Identity in Inter-War Hungary" in Marsha Rozenblit and Pieter Judson, editors. Reconstructing Nationalities in East Central Europe. Berghahn Books, forthcoming.
  • "Continuities and Change in Hungarian Antisemitism, 1945-1948." In Hungary and the Holocaust. Confrontation With the Past. Symposium Proceedings. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2001
  • A Spectre Haunting Europe: The Idea of Judeo-Bolshevism in Twentieth Century Europe. Book project, under contract with Harvard University Press. (Work in Progress)

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