Susanne Klingenstein is assistant professor of writing and humanistic studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is also the book review editor of Modern Jewish Studies. In addition to Jews in the American Academy, 1900–1940: The Dynamics of Intellectual Assimilation, Klingenstein has written articles on Jewish American intellectuals, Jewish women, and the Holocaust. A graduate of the University of Heidelberg (M.A., Ph.D.), Brandeis University (M.A.), and the University of Mannheim (B.A.), Klingenstein’s most recent work focuses on Jewish American literary scholars from 1930–1990.