Chandler Rosenberger

Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology

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Contact

Email: crosen@brandeis.edu
Office: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities 106
Phone: 781-736-2638
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Expertise

Nationalism, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Courses

  • EL 94a - Experiential Learning Practicum
  • GS 201a - Global Agents
  • IGS 10a - Introduction to International and Global Studies
  • SOC 127a - Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationalism
  • SOC 136b - Historical and Comparative Sociology
  • SOC 146b - Nationalism and Globalization
  • SOC 146bj - Nationalism and Globalization
  • SOC 162a - Intellectuals and Revolutionary Politics
  • SOC 168a - Democracy and Inequality in Global Perspective
  • SYS 1c - How Do We Know What We Know?

Degrees

  • Boston University
    Ph.D.
  • Oxford University
    M.S.T.
  • Dartmouth College
    B.A.

Chandler Rosenberger

Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology

Profile

Chandler Rosenberger is Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology. A historical sociologist specializing in the cultural foundations of politics, Mr. Rosenberger is especially interested in the intellectual roots of political revolutions.

Mr. Rosenberger studied History and Philosophy at Dartmouth College and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Oxford. From 1992 to 1994, he covered the collapse of Czechoslovakia and the war in Yugoslavia as a journalist and as a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs. After seven years in Europe Mr. Rosenberger returned to the United States to write a dissertation at Boston University on the dissident intellectuals who led Czechoslovakia’s “Velvet Revolution.” He then taught international relations at Boston University for nine years.

Mr. Rosenberger has written about post-Communist Central Europe for scholarly journals and for such publications as Critical Review, Human Rights Watch, World Policy Journal, and The Wall Street Journal. He is now writing a biography of former Czech dissident and president, Václav Havel.

Outside of his academic work, Mr. Rosenberger has served on the Board of Advisors of the Apollinaire Theatre Company in Chelsea, MA and of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Current World Affairs.

Scholarship

  • Rosenberger, Chandler. ""With God on Their Side: The Nationalism of Contemporary Islamic Extremism"." The Globalization of Nationalism. Ed. Liah Greenfeld. London: ECPR Press, 2016 (forthcoming)
  • Rosenberger, Chandler. "The Longest Season." Rev. of Prague Winter, by Madeleine Albright. Columbia Magazine vol. Winter 2013

Awards and Honors

  • Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship (2016 - 2017)
  • Norman Grant for Faculty Research (2014 - 2015)