Faculty Emeriti

  • Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
  • Professor Emerita
  • Specialty: Slavery and the Caribbean
  • Email: ghall1929@gmail.com
  • Phone: 505-238-3401
  • Portrait (head shot photo)
  • Douglas Greenberg
  • Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus
  • Degree: Ph.D., Cornell University
  • Email: doug.greenberg@rutgers.edu
  • Research Interests: Holocaust studies; memory and history; U.S. colonial history



  • Editor (with others), Colonial America: Essays in Political and Social Development (6th edition; Routledge, 2010)
  • Editor (with Stanley N. Katz), The Life of Learning: The Charles Homer Haskins Lectures, 1983-1993 (Oxford University Press, 1994)
  • Editor (with others), Constitutionalism, Democracy, and the Transformation of the Modern World (Oxford University Press, New York, 1993)
  • Fellowships in the Humanities, 1983-1991 (ACLS Occasional Paper No. 18, 1992)
  • Co-author, A Concise History of the American People (Harlan Davidson Publishing Company, 1984)
  • Co-author, The American People: A History (Harlan Davidson Publishing Co., 1981; 2nd Edition, 1987; 3rd Edition, forthcoming)
  • Crime and Law Enforcement in the Colony of New York, 1691-1776 (Cornell University Press, 1976)

Articles and Chapters in Books

  • “Cool Hand Luke in the Marketplace of No Ideas,” Reviews in American History, (Forthcoming, Sepetember, 2010).
  • “Historical Memory of the Shoah: The Use of Survivor Testimony,” Extermination, Exterminations: The Shoah and Mass Violence in the 20th Century, (University of Florence [Italy], forthcoming)
  • “Andrew Marvell and Satchel Paige in Baghdad,” Library Resources & Technical Services, (April, 2005), 82-86
  • “Conservation and Meaning,” Stewards of the Sacred: Sacred Artifacts, Religious Culture and the Museum as Social Institution, [Center for World Religions (Harvard University) and American Association of Museums], Cambridge, MA. (2005), 41-48
  • “Henry’s Harmonica: Memory, History, and Technology in A Genocidal World”, Journal of the Sydney [Australia] Institute,  (May, 2003)
  • “Building and Using Cultural Digital Libraries: Supporting Access to Large Oral History Archives,” Proceedings of the Second ACM/IEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, (New York, 2002), 18-27 [with others]
  • “Introduction,” Go West!: Chicago and American Expansion (Chicago, 1999)
  • “Introduction,” What George Wore and Sally Didn’t: Surprising Stories from America’s Past (Chicago, 1998)
  • “Camel Drivers and Gatecrashers: Quality Control in the Digital Research Library,” in Patricia Battin and Brian Hawkins, eds., The Mirage of Continuity: The Reconfiguration of Academic Information Resources in the Twenty-First Century (Council on Library and Information Resources and American Association of Universities: 1998); reprinted EDUCAUSE Review (May/June 2000), 50-56


  • Triennial Award for Distinguished Service to the Humanities, Phi Beta Kappa Society of the United States (2009)
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Skidmore College (2006)
  • Ner Tamid Award, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, (2003)
  • Fellow, Society of American Historians (2003)
  • Fellow, Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities (2000-2008)
  • Community Service Award, The Southside Partnership [Chicago] (1999)
  • Doctor of History, honoris causa, Lincoln College (1996)
  • Elected Member, American Antiquarian Society (1996)
  • Fellow, New York Institute for the Humanities (1988-1993)
  • Visiting Fellow, Princeton University (1980-81)
  • Fellow, The Huntington Library (1981)
  • Philip Greven
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Specialty: Early American History; Religious, Intellectual, and Social History
  • Email: pgreven@aol.com

Additional Degree:

B.A. Harvard University



  • History of Western historiography
  • European Intellectual history
  • History of Law


  • Faces of History: Historical Inquiry from Herodotus to Herder (1998)
  • Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga (in press)
  • The Descent of Ideas: The History of Intellectual History (2002)
  • The Writing of History and the Study of Law (1997)
  • Edited: Versions of History: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment (1990)
  • History and the Disciplines: the Reclassification of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe (1997)
  • Festschrift: Historians and Ideologues: Essays in Honor of Donald R. Kelley, ed. J. H. M. Salmon and Anthony Grafton (2001)


  • American Philosophical Society
  • Jacques Barzun Prize Committee (chair)
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • International Society for Intellectual History (president)
  • Renaissance Society of America
  • Medieval Academy
  • American Society for Legal History
  • Samuel L. Baily
  • Professor Emeritus
  • Specialty: Comparative Migration, Twentieth-Century Latin American Social History
  • Email: bailysj@comcast.net