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Stephen Brier
Position: Professor, PhD Program in Urban Education and Interactive Technology & Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate Program
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD UCLA
Research Interests: U.S. History, Labor and Working-Class Studies, Public Education, Information Technology and Pedagogy

Tracks taught in MALS: Digital Humanities

Courses Taught in MALS: DH Core 1, Spring 2012 (co-taught with Matt Gold)


  • Co-Executive Producer, “The September 11 Digital Archive,” a joint project of the Center for Media and Learning/New Media Lab, CUNY Graduate Center, and the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, to collect, preserve, and present the history of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
  • Executive Editor, American Social History Project’s Who Built America? Working People and the Nation’s Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society, Third Edition, 2 vols. (Bedford-St. Martin’s, 2008).
  • Article, “History, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy: Past Successes and Future Directions,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société Historique du Canada, 24, 2 (Spring 2013), (forthcoming).
  • Article, “’Where’s the Pedagogy?’” The Role of Teaching and Learning in the Digital Humanities,” Debates in the Digital Humanities (M.K. Gold, ed.), University of Minnesota Press (2012).
  • Article (with Joshua Brown), “The September 11 Digital Archive: Saving the Histories of September 11, 2001,” Radical History Review (Fall 2011), 101-09.
  • Article (with Ferdinando Fasce), “Italian Militants and Migrants and the Language of Solidarity in the Early Twentieth-Century Western Coal Fields,” Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americas, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Summer 2011), 88-121. Winner, 2012 Working Class Studies Association’s C.L.R. James Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences.

About Professor Brier and his Recent Scholarship:

Graduate Center, CUNY: Senior Academic Technology Officer; Founder & Coordinator, Interactive Technology & Pedagogy Certificate Program; Professor, Ph.D. Program in Urban Education; Co-Director, New Media Lab; Co-Director, Digital Humanities Track, M.A.L.S.
Academic Interests: [history] [labor history] [academic technology] [pedagogy] [digital humanities] [political economy] [teaching] [urban education]


Twitter: @stevebrier
CUNY Academic Commons: @sbrier