Steve Brier

historian of labor and public education, pedagogue, interactive technologist, (premature) digital humanist, recovering administrator

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Contact
212-817-7290 · sbrier@gc.cuny.edu
Website
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/itp
Quick Link
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Education

Ph.D. U.S. History UCLA 1992
C.Phil. U.S. History UCLA 1971
M.A. European History, UCLA 1969
B.A. History, UC Berkeley, 1967

Positions
  • ProfessorUrban Education PhD ProgramCUNY Graduate Center
  • Founder & CoordinatorInteractive Technology and Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate ProgramCUNY Graduate Center
  • Co-Founder & Co-DirectorNew Media LabCUNY Graduate Center
  • Co-Founder & Co-Director, Digital Humanities TrackM.A. in Liberal StudiesCUNY Graduate Center
  • Senior Academic Technology OfficerProvost's OfficeCUNY Graduate Center
  • Special Asst. to the President for Legislative AffairsPresident's OfficeCUNY Graduate Center
  • Consortial Faculty MemberMurphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor StudiesCUNY School of Professional Studies
Publications

INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA
* 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 in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania and the public responses to them. Funded by a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and accessioned by the Library of Congress on September 10, 2003. http://www.911digitalarchive.org

*Executive Producer and Co-Author, Who Built America? From the Great War of 1914 to the Dawn of the Atomic Age (Worth Publishers, 2001): an interactive U.S. history CD-ROM (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Rockefeller Foundation).

*Co-Executive Producer, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2001): an interactive book/CD-ROM/Web site (funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Florence Gould Foundation).

*Co-Creator and Co-Executive Producer, History Matters: The U.S. History Survey on the Web, a “gateway” Web site for high school and college teachers of U.S. History at http://historymatters.gmu.edu (funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities). Selected for inclusion on NEH’s EDSITEment, which recommends humanities sites for parents and teachers. Winner, American Historical Association’s 2004 James Harvey Robinson biennial prize “for the teaching aid that has made the most outstanding contribution to the teaching of history in any field.”

*Co-Creator and Co-Author, Who Built America? From the Centennial Celebration of 1876 to the Great War of 1914, CD-ROM disk (Voyager, 1993). Nominee, 1994 Interactive Multimedia Award; winner, American Historical Association’s 1994 James Harvey Robinson Prize “for the teaching aid that has made the most outstanding contribution to the teaching of history in any field.”

BOOKS
* 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).

*Executive Editor, Forever Free: America in the Era of Emancipation and Reconstruction, written by Eric Foner; visual essays by Josh Brown (Knopf, 2005).

*Executive Editor, American Social History Project’s Who Built America? Working People and the Nation’s Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society, Second Edition, 2 vols. (Worth Publishers, 2000).

*Supervising Editor, American Social History Project, Freedom’s Unfinished Revolution: The Civil War and Reconstruction, (The New Press, 1996).

*Supervising Editor and Co-Author, American Social History Project, Who Built America? Working People and the Nation’s Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society, First Edition, 2 vols. (Pantheon Books, 1990, 1992).

*Co-Editor (with S. P. Benson and R. Rosenzweig), “Critical Perspectives on the Past,” Temple University Press: a series of thirty-nine monographs and essay collections presenting alternative and critical approaches to history, 1986 to 2011.

*Co-Editor (with S. P. Benson and R. Rosenzweig), Presenting the Past: Essays on History and the Public, Temple University Press, 1986.

ARTICLES, REVIEWS & CONTRIBUTIONS TO COLLECTIONS
*Review, Heather Lewis, New York City Public Schools from Brownsville to Bloomberg (New York: Teachers College Press, 2013) in Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americas, Vol. 11, No. 4 (forthcoming Winter 2014).

* Article, “The Ideological and Organizational Origins of the United Federation of Teachers’ Opposition to the Community Control Movement in the New York City Public Schools, 1960-1968,” Labour/Le Travail (forthcoming Spring 2014).

*Roundtable Discussant, “Reshaping History: The Intersection of Women’s History and Radical History,” 25th Anniversary Special Issue of the Journal of Women’s History, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Winter 2013, 13-45.

*Chapter (with Ferdinando Fasce), “When Italian Workers Fight: Ethnic Nationalism and Class Struggle in the Progressive Era,” in Immigration et Travail aux Etats-Unis, Bénédicte Deschamps et Isabelle Richet (dirs.), Paris, L’Harmattan, 45-66 (forthcoming Fall 2013).

*Review, Digital Humanities Pedagogy, B. Hirsch, ed., Open Book Publishers, 2012 in LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 2013. Available online at: (http://llc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/fqt042?ijkey=I6KhPeE5XRnkt07&keytype=ref ).

*Article, “History, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy: Past Successes and Future Directions,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association/Revue de la Société Historique du Canada, 23, 2 (Spring 2013).

*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). Available in an interactive, open-access version at: http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/text/8

*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.

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