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Faculty Directory » Benjamin Lieberman

Economics, History, and Political Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2018
Office hours for students:
Mondays, 12:30 - 2:00
Thursdays, 11:00 - 12:30

Dr. Lieberman is acting Chair of the Economics, History, Political Science department for the spring 2018 semester.

Department Chair hours:
Tuesdays, 11:00 - 12:30
Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:00

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 101B
Phone: 978-665-3090

Courses Taught:

World Civilizations I (HIST 1000)
World Civilizations II (HIST 1100)
Climate Change and Human History (HIST 2056)
20th Century Europe (HIST 2100)
Europe Today (HIST 2110)
Nazi Germany: Hitler's Rise and Fall (HIST 2155)
Holocaust (HIST 2160)
Honors Seminar History (LEAD/HIST 2225)
Armenian Genocide (HIST 3170)
Europe Today (HIST 2110)
Genocide in World History (HIST 4015)
Senior Seminar (HIST 4500)


Ph.D., University of Chicago
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., Yale University
Professor, History, 1993

Research Interests:

Research Interests: Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide, Weimar Republic

Current Projects:

Current Projects: Origins of Ethnic Cleansing

Representative Publications:

Representative Publications:Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe (Ivan R. Dee, 2006)“Ethnic Cleansing in the Greek-Turkish Conflicts from the Balkan Wars through the Treaty of Lausanne: Identifying and Defining Ethnic Cleansing,” in Steven Bela Vardy and T. Hunt Tooley, eds., Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe (forthcoming 2003, East European Monographs, Boulder, Colorado; distributed by Columbia University Press)

"From Economic Miracle to Standort Deutschland: Exchanging Economic Metaphors in the Federal Republic of Germany,” German Politics and Society 18 (2000). 30-65.

From Recovery to Catastrophe: Municipal Stabilization and Political Crisis in Weimar Germany, (New York: Berghahn Books, 1998).

Professional Affiliations:

American Historical Association
German Studies Association