David Greenberg

David Greenberg

Fellow: Awarded 2023
Field of Study: Biography

Competition: US & Canada

David Greenberg is a professor of History and of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and a frequent commentator on historical and political affairs. He is currently writing a biography of Congressman John Lewis for Simon & Schuster. He is the author or editor of several books on American history and politics including Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image (2003) and Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency (2016). Formerly acting editor of The New Republic and columnist for Slate, Greenberg writes regularly for Politico, Liberties, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other scholarly and popular publications. He has won fellowships from the Cullman Center of the New York Public Library, the Woodrow Wilson Center, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Leon Levy Center for Biography, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He holds a PhD in history from Columbia University and a BA from Yale and lives with his family in Manhattan.

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