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About Gerd Horten

Prior to coming to Concordia University, Professor Gerd Horten taught at U.C. Berkeley, St. Mary's College, the University of San Francisco and Menlo School. His professional interests focus on American and international history, particularly the interaction between politics and media. His first book, Radio Goes to War: The Cultural Politics of Propaganda During World War II, was published by the University of California Press in 2002. He is now working on a study of American-German relations in the 1970s as well as continues to pursue research on the media's role during wartime from World War II through the Iraq War. Currently, Professor Horten teaches courses in American history, media and film studies, international relations as well as general humanities survey classes.


Present Professor of History, Concordia University - Portland College of Arts & Sciences


19871994 PhD, University of California at Berkeley ‐ History
19841986 MA, University of Oregon ‐ History
19801984 BA, Universitaet Heidelberg ‐ History and International Relations

Books (1)

Articles (6)

Book Reviews (13)

Presentation Papers (3)

Interviews (1)

My Students - Undergraduate Thesis Projects (5)