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Jonathan Rosenberg
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Hunter College
Phone: (212) 772-5546
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Harvard University 1997
Research Interests: 20th Century U.S., U.S. Civil Rights
Selected Publications


How Far the Promised Land?: World Affairs and the American Civil Rights Movement from the First World War to Vietnam (Princeton University Press, 2006).

Edited Volumes

Kennedy, Johnson, and the Quest for Justice: The Civil Rights Tapes, Jonathan Rosenberg and Zachary Karabell, eds.(W.W. Norton, 2003).



Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945, John Lewis Gaddis, Ernest May, Philip Gordon, Jonathan Rosenberg, eds.(Oxford University Press, 1999).

Articles, Chapters, Essays

Essays on Music and the Symphony Orchestra in The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History, Akira Iriye and Pierre Yves Saunier, eds. (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming).

"The Turning Point for a Reluctant White House" (with Zachary Karabell), Washington Post Outlook Section, August 24, 2003.

"`Sounds Suspiciously Like Miami': Nazism and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1933-1941," in The Cultural Turn: Essays on the History of U.S. Foreign Relations, Frank Ninkovich and Liping Bu, eds. (Imprint Publications, 2002).

"The Global Editor: Du Bois and The Crisis," The Crisis Magazine (July-August, 2000).

"For Democracy, Not Hypocrisy: World War and Race Relations in the United States, 1914-1919," International History Review (September 1999).

"Before the Bomb and After: Winston Churchill and the Use of Force," in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb, Gaddis, May, Gordon, Rosenberg, eds. (Oxford University Press, 1999).

Book Reviews: The Christian Science Monitor, The Wilson Quarterly, International History Review, Journal of Cold War Studies, Sunday Newsday, Labor History, The History Teacher.

Work in Progress

"From the New World": International Politics and the Culture of Classical Music in Twentieth-Century America.