Greenberg, Gershon

Dr. Gershon Greenberg has taught philosophy and religion at American University since 1973 (full professor since 1995). He previously taught at the University of Rochester (1971-73), Dartmouth College (1968-70), and Kenyon College (1967-68). He was a religion consultant to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1995-97, and has done research at the Oxford University Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies, the Institute for Holocaust Research at Bar Ilan University, Hebrew University, and the Free University of Berlin. He has been a visiting lecturer at Oxford, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Free universities. He holds a B.A. from Bard College and a Ph.D. in religious philosophy (1969) from Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary. In 1999, the Institute for Holocaust Research (Bar Ilan) published his Religious Thought in Wartime America About Jewish Faith and the Holocaust, 1938-1948. Annotated Listing of Articles and Books . In 1997 and 1994 it published his two prior monographs of annotations of Jewish responses to the Holocaust. His The Holy Land in American Religious Thought, 1620-1948 was published in 1994 by University Press of America and the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry in Jerusalem. He has also published many chapters in books and conference proceedings and several journal articles and book reviews, as well as presenting papers at a wide variety of professional meetings in the U.S., Israel, and Europe, especially in the area of Holocaust studies.