Greenberg

David
Greenberg

Professor of Journalism and Media Studies and of History

Faculty

OFFICE:
DeWitt (SDW) 106
PHONE:
646-504-5071
FAX:
732-932-6916
EMAIL:
davidgr@rutgers.edu
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David Greenberg writes about history, politics, and media for a variety of scholarly and popular publications. He is the author of "Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency" (2016); "Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image" (2003); and "Calvin Coolidge" (2006). He is a frequent commentator in the national news media on contemporary politics and public affairs.


Education

Columbia University
Ph.D., American History

Columbia University
M.Phil., American History

Columbia University
M.A., American History

Yale University
B.A., History


Research

David Greenberg is a historian of American political and cultural history. His books have examines subjects such as the history of presidential “spin” and the history of Richard Nixon as a symbol in American culture. His articles have dealt with many other aspects of American history, politics, journalism, and media. 


Research Keywords


Centers, Labs, and Clusters


Selected Publications

Greenberg, David. Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency. W. W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Greenberg, David. "Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image." W.W. Norton, 2003.

Greenberg, David. "Calvin Coolidge." Henry Holt/Times Books, 2006.


Awards & Recognitions

Hiett Prize, given each year to a single junior scholar in the humanities whose work has had a public influence, 2008

Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2010-11

Rutgers University Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence

"Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image" (W.W. Norton, 2003) won the Washington Monthly Annual Political Book Award, the American Journalism History Award, and Columbia University’s Bancroft Dissertation Award

"Calvin Coolidge" (Henry Holt, 2006), a biography for the American Presidents Series, appeared on the Washington Post’s list of best books of 2007


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