Max Richter Professor of American Civilization
Twentieth-century American political and cultural history
Professor Whitfield is especially interested in the intersection of politics and ideas in twentieth-century America.
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
Yale University, M.A.
Tulane University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Samuel Proctor Award for Distinguished Scholarship, from the Southern Jewish Historical Society (2010)
Brandeis Student Union Teaching Award (2008)
Allianz Visiting Professor of American Jewish History, University of Munich (2004)
Fulbright Visiting Professorship, Catholic University of Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) (1993)
Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching (1993)
Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship (Bellagio) (1991)
Max Richter Chair in American Civilization (1985)
Fulbright Visiting Professorship, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1983 - 1984)
Eugene Kayden Award, University of Colorado (1981)
|AMST||25b||Individualism in America|
|AMST||100b||Twentieth-Century American Culture|
|AMST||137b||Journalism in Twentieth-Century America|
|AMST||156b||Transatlantic Crossings: America and Europe|
|AMST||185b||The Culture of the Cold War|