Shulamit Reinharz is the Jacob Potofsky Professor of Sociology at Brandeis University, where she established the Women’s Studies Research Center (2001) and the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (1997) after directing the Women’s Studies Program from 1991–2001. Reinharz has written twelve books, including the award-winning Feminist Methods in Social Research, and more than sixty articles on a wide range of topics. Her latest books are American Jewish Women and the Zionist Enterprise (co-edited with Mark Raider), The JGirl’s Guide (co-authored with Ali Feldman and Penina Adelman), Im ha-zerem ve-negdo: Manya Shochat, iggerot u-teudot (with Jehuda Reinharz and Moti Golani), Observing the Observer (Oxford University Press, 2010), and Jewish Intermarriage around the World (Transaction, 2009). Today I am a Woman (authored with Barbara Vinick, Indiana University Press) and One Hundred Years of Kibbutz Life: A Century of Crises and Reinvention (Transaction 2011) will be coming out soon. She is the chief editor of the Brandeis Series on Jewish Women and co-editor of Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies and Gender Issues.