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Daniel Greene

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004
Curriculum Vitae


Geographic Field(s):  American History, Since 1900; Modern European History: Central/Eastern Europe

Principal Research Interest(s):  Public History, Holocaust History and Memory, US History, Modern Jewish History


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, Americans and the Holocaust, which will open at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum to commemorate its twenty-fifth anniversary in April 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 the Center for New Deal Studies at Roosevelt University. He is former Vice President for Research and Academic Programs and currently a Scholar-in-Residence 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.
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