Henry Greenspan

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Hank Greenspan

Lecturer, Social Theory and Practice; Faculty Scholar Integrative Medicine; Faculty Fellow, Mellon Faculty Institute on Arts Academic Integration; Academic Advisor

Office Location(s): B864 East Quad
Phone: 734.763.0179

  • About

    Henry Greenspan, Ph.D., is a Lecturer IV in the Residential College affiliated with the Social Theory and Practice program.  He is a psychologist, oral historian, and playwright and the author of Listening to Holocaust Survivors: Beyond Testimony (1998, 2010), now in its second and expanded edition, and Reflections: Auschwitz, Memory, and a Life Recreated (2006), co-authored with Agi Rubin, a survivor with whom Greenspan had collaborated since 1980.  His articles include the chapter on survivor testimony for the Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies (2010).  In 2011, he co-taught the Hess Seminar for Professors of Holocaust Courses at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C.  In 2012, he was the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling at Concordia University in Montreal.  His play, Remnants, also based on his work with survivors, was originally produced for National Public Radio in 1992 and has since been staged at more than 300 venues worldwide.