Germany teaches courses on recent U.S. history and 20th Century African American Studies. His research focuses on the American South, urban history, documentary history, digital history, and post-World War II U.S. politics, with a particular emphasis on issues of poverty, civil rights, and citizenship. He is author of several articles and the forthcoming New Orleans After the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society (University of Georgia Press, February 2007) and co-editor of two books about Lyndon Johnson's White House recordings and the 1960s: The Kennedy Assassination and the Transfer of Power (Norton, 2005) and Toward the Great Society (Norton, 2007). He is a co-founder and co-editor of www.whitehousetapes.org and a co-host of For The Record, a PBS interview program on politics and history.
African American Studies
Gambrell Hall, Room 258
Columbia, SC 29208
Joint Appointment with History, 226 Gambrell Hall
Telephone: (803) 777-9587