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Professor of History, University of Oregon

Axel Springer Fellow - Class of Fall 2014

Daniel Rosenberg is a professor of history at the University of Oregon, where he also served as Associate Dean of the Clark Honors College. An intellectual and cultural historian, Rosenberg writes on a wide variety of subjects, including histories of information in the eighteenth century and since. He has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Rutgers Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture, University of California Humanities Research Institute, Princeton University Council of the Humanities, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, and Stanford Humanities Center, among others. He received his PhD in 1996 from the University of California at Berkeley and his BA (1988) from Wesleyan University.


Rosenberg’s collaboration with historian Anthony Grafton, Cartographies of Time (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010) garnered widespread praise. The exhibition based on the book at the Princeton University Art Museum was a Critic’s Pick in ArtForum. Rosenberg is also the author of Histories of the Future (Duke, 2005), edited with anthropologist Susan Harding. His essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in journals ranging from Eighteenth-Century Studies and Journal of Modern History to Urban China and the Wilson Quarterly. He is also editor-at-large of Cabinet: A Quarterly of Art and Culture, where he is a frequent contributor.

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