Professor of History
Ph.D., 1968, Modern Germany and Europe,
University of California at Berkeley
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Timothy S. Brown is the author of Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (Berghahn, 2009). He is co-editor, with Lorena Anton, of Between the Avant Garde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe, 1958-2008 (forthcoming, Berghahn, 2010). His current project is a monograph entitled 1968: West Germany in the World, which will appear with Cambridge University Press. Professor Brown’s recent articles include “Music as a Weapon? Ton Steine Scherben and the Politics of Rock in Cold War Berlin” (German Studies Review) “1968 East and West: Divided Germany as a Case Study in Transnational History” (American Historical Review). Professor Brown coordinates the graduate program in history.
- West Germany and the Global Sixties: The Anti-Authoritarian Revolt, 1962-1978 (Cambridge University Press, 2013).
- …with Lorena Anton eds., Between the Avantgarde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe, 1957 to the Present (Berghahn Books, 2011).
- “A Tale of two Communes: The Private and the Political in Divided Berlin, 1967-1973,” in Martin Klimke, Jacco Pekelder, and Joachim Scharloth eds., Between The Prague Spring and the French May 1968: Transnational Exchange and National Recontextualization of Protest Cultures (Berghahn Books, 2011).
- “United States of Amnesia? 1968 in the USA,” in Ingo Cornils ed., Memories of ’68 (Peter Lang, 2010).
- Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2009).
- “1968 East and West: Divided Germany as a Case Study in Transnational History,” American Historical Review, Volume 114 (February 2009) AHR forum on the “International 1968.”
- “Music as a Weapon? Ton Steine Scherben and the Politics of Rock in Cold War Berlin,” German Studies Review 32/1 (February 2009).
Awards and Honors
- Faculty Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Grant, Northeastern University 2009
- Marie Curie Workshop Series Grant, European Union 2006-07
- Research and Development for Faculty Grant, Northeastern University 2006-07
- Fulbright Fellowship (Free University, Berlin) 2004-05
- Hunt Fellowship, American Council on Germany 2004
- Faculty Summer Research Grant, Pomona College 2003
- Wig Teaching Innovation Grant, Pomona College 2002-03
- Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley 1999-2000
- Hans Rosenberg Fellowship, Department of History, UC Berkeley 1998-99
- Hans Rosenberg Fellowship, Department of History, UC Berkeley 1997-98
- Fulbright Fellowship (University of Potsdam) 1996-97
- Center for German and European Studies Predissertation Research Fellowship 1995
- Mellon Predissertation Research Fellowship 1995
- American Historical Association
- German Studies Association