Lisa Silverman is Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She received her Ph.D. and B.A. from Yale University and also received a Masters Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. She is co-editor with Deborah Holmes of Interwar Vienna. Culture between Tradition and Modernity (Camden House, 2009) and has published articles in Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History,Austrian Studies,German Quarterly, and Jewish Quarterly.