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Benjamin Ginsberg

David Bernstein Professor  
Director, Washington Center for the Study of American Government

Areas of Interest:  American Government and Politics, Political Development

Benjamin Ginsberg is the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Hopkins Center for Advanced Governmental Studies in Washington, DC.  His research interests include American politics, Jewish history, higher education policy, and the societal impact of war and violence.  He is the author, coauthor or editor of 24 books and is currently working on a survey-based study entitled, “What the Government Thinks of the People.” 

The Johns Hopkins University
Department of Political Science

341 Mergenthaler
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Telephone: (410) 516-5568

Office Hours:  Mon, Wed 1pm-2pm

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Publications

War and Human Progress. Prometheus Books/Random House, forthcoming in 2014.

The Value of Violence. Prometheus Books/Random House, 2013.

How the Jews Defeated Hitler: Exploding the Myth of Jewish Passivity in the Face of Nazism. Rowman & Littlefield, 2013.

The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters. Oxford University Press, 2011. Paperback edition, 2013.  Excerpted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 17, 2011;  Washington Monthly, August, 2011; Minding the Campus, July 27, 2011; The Scientist, August, 2011; California Community College Journal, November, 2011.

Do the Jews Have a Future in America? Verbis, 2010.

For a full list of Prof. Ginsberg's books, click here.


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