ABOUT ADAM J. SACKSMA & PhD History, MS (High Honors), Phi Beta KappaAdam J Sacks holds an MA, PhD from Brown University Department of History, an MS in Education from the City College of the City of New York, High Honors, and a College Scholar Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. Adam is a cultural historian of Modern Europe with a passion for the politics of aesthetics, secularization and religious energies, cultural differences, and cultural crisis. A classical guitarist, part-time classical music reviewer and avid language learner (on his fifth), Adam publishes widely in a variety of platforms largely on matters pertaining to the politics of memory, public history, and cultural interpretation and criticism.