Bradley Hart

Bradley W. Hart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(559) 278-1160
Office: McKee Fisk 233


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Ph.D., History, University of Cambridge
M.Litt, Modern History, University of St Andrews
B.A., History and Philosophy, Fresno State

Teaching Areas

Media writing, media ethics, media theory, history of journalism, Jewish Studies

Select Publications

Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2018.

George Pitt-Rivers and the Nazis. New York, London: Bloomsbury, 2015.

The Global 1920s: Politics, Economics and Society. Routledge, 2016. 

Edited Volumes
Hart, Bradley W. and Richard Carr. The Foundations of the British Conservative Party: Essays on Conservatism from Lord Salisbury to David Cameron. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, Hardback: 2013; Paperback: 2015.

Torosian, Jeffery M. DerBradley W. Hart. "The Cowboy and the Mountain: Charley Lee Blasingame and Chinese American Interactions in the Sierra Nevada.Pacific Historical Review 85 No. 4 (November 2016): 506-531

Hart, Bradley W. and Richard Carr. “Sterilization and the British Conservative Party: Rethinking the Failure of the Eugenics Society’s Political Strategy in the 1930s” Historical Research 88, no. 248 (November 2015): 716-739.

Hart, Bradley W. "The Journal of Contemporary History: Fifty Years of Change and Continuity.The Journal of Contemporary History 50, no. 4 (October 2015): 738-749.

MacKellar, F. Landis and Bradley W. Hart. “Captain George Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers and the Prehistory of the IUSSP.” Population and Development Review 40, no. 4 (December 2014): 653-675.

Hart, Bradley W. “Science, Politics, and Prejudice: The Dynamics and Significance of British Anthropology’s Failure to Confront Nazi Racial Ideology.European History Quarterly 43, no. 2 (2013): 301-325. 

Carr, Richard and Bradley W. Hart. “Old Etonians, Great War Demographics and the Interpretations of British Eugenics, C.1914–1939.” First World War Studies 3, no. 2 (2012): 217-239. 

Hart, Bradley W. “Watching the ‘Eugenic Experiment’ Unfold: The Mixed Views of British Eugenicists toward Nazi Germany in the Early 1930s.Journal of the History of Biology 45, no. 1 (2012): 33-63. 

Book Chapters

Hart, Bradley W. . "Animal Farm and left-wing politics in the United States, 1945-50" in Horan, Thomas (ed.) Critical Insights: Animal Farm. Salem Press, 2018.

Baird, Gavin and Bradley W. Hart. “The California connection: David Starr Jordan, eugenics and the Labour anti-war movement, 1910-1918” in Carr, Richard, and Lucy Bland (eds.) Labour, British Society and the First World War, 2018.

Bradley W. Hart “Orwell and extremist politics in Britain, 1930-49” in Horan, Thomas (ed.) Critical Insights: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Salem Press, 2016.

Hart, Bradley W. “Interwar Britain and German Racial Theory” in Rüger, Jan, and Nikolaus Wachsmann (eds.) Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany. Palgrave, 2015.

Hart, Bradley W. “Brave New World and the Twentieth-Century Eugenics Movement” in Booker, M. Keith (ed.) Critical Insights: Brave New World, Salem Press, 2014.