Department of History

David Greenberg
Professor of Journalism & Media Studies and History
Degree: Ph.D., Columbia University, 2001
Additional Degree(s): B.A., Yale University, 1990
Rutgers : At Rutgers since 2004
Specialty: Modern US: Political and Media History
Website: http://www.davidgreenberg.info
Email: mailto:davidgr@rutgers.edu
Office: 106 DeWitt
Phone: 646-504-5071
Research Interests: I write for a variety of scholarly and  popular audiences about politics, ideas, media and culture in American history. My current book project, for W.W. Norton, is a history of presidential "spin."

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

Undergraduate

  • American Presidency (History)
  • Cold War Culture (Honors College)
  • Holocaust in American Culture (Honors College)
  • News Media and Government (JMS)
  • Media, Democracy, and the Public (JMS)

Graduate

  • Seminar in Recent U.S. History (History)
  • Media History (JMS)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Calvin Coolidge. Henry Holt (American Presidents Series). 2006.
  • Presidential Doodles: Two centuries of scribbles, scratches, squiggles and scrawls from the Oval Office. Basic Books, 2006. Paperback, 2007.
  • Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image. W. W. Norton, 2003. Paperback, 2004.

AWARDS

  • Hiett Prize in the Humanities, 2008.
  • Rutgers University Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, 2008.
  • Top Young Historian, History News Network, 2006.
  • American Journalism Historians Association Book Award, for Nixon's Shadow. 2003
  • Washington Monthly Political Book Award, for Nixon's Shadow. 2003.
  • Bancroft Dissertation Prize, Columbia University, for Nixon's Shadow. 2002.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Historical Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • National Book Critics Circle

Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 05 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Conversation with Pieter Judson
Thu Sep 06 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Fri Sep 07 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Sat Sep 08 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Sun Sep 09 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
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Mon Sep 10 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Conversation with Pieter Judson

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