Bradley Hart

Bradley W Hart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(559) 278-1160
Office: Speech Arts 150


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

Teaching Areas

Writing, ethics, media theory, history of mass communication and journalism, cultural and media constructions of anti-Semitism (Jewish Studies Certificate Program)

Research Interests

History of journalism/mass communication, communication and media theory, political journalism, media constructions of race and identity

Other Scholarly Interests

Public history, history of anthropology, history of science, computational sociology, public opinion research

Select Publications

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.

Manuscripts in Preparation
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 (Forthcoming 2017)

Bradley W. Hart “Orwell and extremist politics in Britain, 1930-49” in Horan, Thomas (ed.) Critical Insights: Nineteen Eighty-Four (Forthcoming 2017)

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

Hart, Bradley W. and Richard Carr. “Sterilization and the British Conservative Party: Rethinking the Failure of the Eugenics Society’s Political Strategy in the 1930sHistorical Research (Online version 19 September 2014). 

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

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).

Hart, Bradley W. “Grant, Madison (1865-1937) & Goethe, Charles M. (1875-1966)” in Arnold, Kathleen R. (ed.) Anti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia (Greenwood Publishing, 2011).

Hart, Bradley W. “Laughlin, Harry Hamilton (1880-1943)” in Arnold, Kathleen R. (ed.) Anti-Immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia (Greenwood Publishing, 2011).