Rutgers University, Wiess School of Natural Sciences
Auerbach Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Douglas Greenberg to the position of Executive Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective August 15th, 2008. Dr. Greenberg is a professor of history at the University of Southern California, where he served as executive director of the Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.
Prior to the University of Southern California, Greenberg was associate dean of the faculty at Princeton for four years. From 1987 to 1993, while vice president of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), he was also a visiting professor at Rutgers. Dr. Greenberg has served as president and director of the Chicago Historical Society, president and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation and vice president of ACLS. He also is a former chair of the New Jersey Historical Commission and California Council for the Humanities.
Greenberg has written extensively on the history of early America and American law, and on technology, scholarship, and libraries. He also lectures and writes about the Holocaust, comparative genocide, and Jewish identity in the post-Holocaust United States. Dr. Greenberg holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Cornell University.