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Cheryl Greenberg
Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of History
Phone: (860) 297-2371 Office Location: Seabury N-039
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Trinity College faculty member since 1986 View office hours for Spring 2015
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Columbia Univ. (1988)
M.Phil., Columbia Univ. (1983)
M.A., Columbia Univ. (1981)
A.B., Princeton Univ. (1980)

Professor Greenberg has taught at Trinity for most of her career, with a few brief stints elsewhere (University of Helsinki, Finland; Columbia University; Harvard University; Nankai University, China). She teaches courses in African American history and the history of race in the U.S., as well as courses on crime, discrimination, protest, and recent U.S. history. Professor Greenberg's research interests are equally varied, ranging from African American communities during the Great Depression to grass-roots organizing in the Civil Rights movement, and from race riots to Black-Jewish relations. Her current long-term projects include editing the memoir of a civil rights worker in Marks, Mississippi, and a study of African Americans and the issue of gay marriage.