DAVID GREENBERG is an associate professor of Journalism & Media Studies and of History at Rutgers University. He specializes in American political and cultural history. His new book, Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency (W.W. Norton), a history of the White House spin machine, will be published in January 2016.
His first book, Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image (W.W. Norton, 2003) won the Washington Monthly Political Book Award, the American Journalism History Book Award, and Columbia University’s Bancroft Dissertation Award. In 2006 he published Calvin Coolidge for the American Presidents Series (Henry Holt) and Presidential Doodles (Basic Books). A columnist for Slate and a contributing editor at The New Republic until its recent demise, Prof. Greenberg has also written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Foreign Affairs, The Journal of American History and other scholarly and popular publications.
Before pursuing his PhD, he served as Acting Editor and Managing Editor of The New Republic and as the assistant to author Bob Woodward, on The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House (Simon & Schuster, 1994). He holds a BA from Yale and a PhD in history from Columbia. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
You can follow him on Twitter at @republicofspin
More information is available at www.davidgreenberg.info.
The American Presidency
History of Media and Government
Media and the Public Sphere
The Culture of the Cold War
The Holocaust in American Life
Research Seminar in U.S. History
Recent U.S. History
Syllabi are available at www.davidgreenberg.info.
History of U.S. politics, media, and culture since 1900.
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.
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