David Brenner

Dr. David Brenner has taught German, European, and International Studies at Texas A&M University since 2016. Prior to this, he taught for a decade in the Honors College of the University of Houston, where he also served as Director of the Houston Teachers Institute, part of the Yale National Initiative to Strengthen Teaching in Public Schools. In addition, he has been a guest professor at Rice University, Cornell University, the University of Konstanz (Germany), and the Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany). The fortunate recipient of grants and fellowships from the Fulbright, Mellon, and other foundations, he is the author and translator of numerous books, essays, and articles. His most recent book is German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust (Routledge, 2014). His current project, Schindler’s Shoah: Teaching the Holocaust in the Age of Globalization, explores portrayals and pedagogies of genocide in the United States, Germany, Israel, and elsewhere.