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Faculty Directory » Benjamin Lieberman

Economics, History, and Political Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Please email Dr. Lieberman to schedule an appointment.

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 and Department Chair, 1993

Research Interests:

Ethnic Cleansing
Weimar Republic

Current Projects:

Origins of Ethnic Cleansing

Representative Publications:

Lieberman, B. (2006). Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing and the Making of Modern Europe. Ivan R. Dee.

Lieberman, B. (2003). Ethnic Cleansing in the Greek-Turkish Conflicts from the Balkan Wars through the Treaty of Lausanne: Identifying and Defining Ethnic Cleansing. In S. B. Vardy and T. H. Tooley (Eds.), Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe. Columbia University Press.

Lieberman, B. (2000). From Economic Miracle to Standort Deutschland: Exchanging Economic Metaphors in the Federal Republic of GermanyGerman Politics and Society, 18, 30-65.

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

Professional Affiliations:

AHA - American Historical Association
GSA - German Studies Association