Daniel Greene

Daniel Greene

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Daniel Greene is an adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University and a guest exhibition curator at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Most recently, he curated a special exhibition, Americans and the Holocaust, which opened in April 2018 to commemorate the museum's twenty-fifth anniversary. Greene’s book, The Jewish Origins of Cultural Pluralism: The Menorah Association and American Diversity (2011), won the American Jewish Historical Society's Saul Viener Prize. He is also a coauthor and coeditor of Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North (2013), a book accompanying a collaborative exhibition between the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American Art. Greene is a former vice president for research and academic programs at the Newberry Library.

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  • Desperate Times, Limited Measures: America and the Refugee Crisis of the 1930s *
  • Freedom from Fear: Americans and the Nazi Threat *
  • The Jewish Origins of Cultural Pluralism
  • Vanishing Point: Picturing Chicago's Jewish Ghetto

Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.

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