David H. Culbert
John L. Loos Professor


250H Himes Hall
578-4503
dhculbert@aol.com

COURSES TAUGHT:
America Since 1945
Honors Seminar on Nazi Germany & the Holocaust
Survey American History Since 1865
Graduate Readings Seminar, America Since 1900
Graduate Research Seminar
Graduate Seminar in 20th Century Propaganda

 

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:   
Mass Media & Propaganda; Nazi Germany and Propaganda; 20th century American history

 

INTERESTED IN DIRECTING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS ON:  
20th century American history--cultural, political, mass media and propaganda

BRIEF VITA

Education:
B.A. German History, Oberlin College B.Mus. Organ Performance, Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria
Ph.D. in American History, Northwestern University, Evanston

Awards and Honors:
Fellow, Wilson Center for Scholars, Smithsonian Inst.
Fellow, National Humanities Center, Yale U.
Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in America

About Propaganda and Mass Persuasion  

Books:  

News for Everyman: Radio and Foreign Affairs in Thirties America (Greenwood, 1976)

Mission to Moscow (U. Wisconsin Press, 1980)

Editor-in-Chief, Film and Propaganda in America: A Documentary History (6,500 pp.; 5 vols., Greenwood, 1990-1993)

Co-editor, World War II, Film and History (Oxford UP, 1996)

Co-editor, Propaganda and Mass Persuasion: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1500 to the Present (ABC-Clio, 2003)

Editor and Translator, English-language facsimile edition of Leni Riefenstahl's Behind the Scenes of the National Party Convention Film (International Historic Films, Inc. 2010)

Editor, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 1992 to present (Quarterly, published in Oxford, UK)