Suffolk University Oral History Project



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Suffolk University Oral History Collection (SOH-049)


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Kenneth Greenberg, distinguished professor of history and former dean of Suffolk University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses his life from childhood in the 1950s to college and graduate work in the 1960s and 1970s. He describes his first teaching opportunity at the Harriett Beecher-Stowe Middle School in New York City and how it influenced his teaching style. Greenberg also goes into detail about his scholarship, service, and leadership activities within New York, Wisconsin, and Boston. He explains the background and motivations behind his books, essays, and documentary film surrounding the stories of Nat Turner. Related to Suffolk University, he reflects on the school’s history, his tenure as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and as chair of the history department. The interview ends with brief a discussion of his recent return to the faculty and his ongoing scholarly research and writing.

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Suffolk University




oral history, History of Suffolk University

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Suffolk University—History

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Oral history interview with Kenneth S. Greenberg (SOH-049)



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