Daniel Greene Adjunct Professor

Daniel Greene (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004) is adjunct professor of history at Northwestern and guest exhibition curator at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. He is currently curating a special exhibition on Americans and the Holocaust, which will open at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum to commemorate its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2018. Greene was appointed to the Organization of American Historian’s Distinguished Lecturer Program in 2015. He serves on the academic council of the American Jewish Historical Society and the board of directors of both the Chicago Metro History Education Center and the Center for New Deal Studies. He is former Vice President for Research and Academic Programs at the Newberry Library in Chicago.


Teaching Interests

  • Museums and Public History.
  • Holocaust History and Memory. 

Recent Awards and Honors 

  • Organization of American Historians, Distinguished Lecturer, 2015–18.
  • Saul Viener Prize, awarded by the American Jewish Historical Society for best book in American Jewish History over a two-year period, 2011–12.