Roz Tromley is an east coast native who has spent time living in several states across the country. She is an alumna of the Pennsylvania State University, where she graduated with a BA in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. She is completing her MA in Holocaust and Genocide studies at Gratz College in Pennsylvania, and she holds a certificate from University of Texas in Strategic Communication. She currently works for a prominent Holocaust and Genocide institution in the United States.
Roz Tromley is a pseudonym used to protect the identity of the writer.
Linda Gordon Kuzmack is an independent Jewish historian and practicing psychotherapist in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She has taught in several universities in the Washington area and teaches and lectures throughout the region. Kuzmack was formerly the Director of Oral History at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Executive Director of the Foundation for Jewish Studies in Rockville, Maryland. She is the author of Woman’s Cause: The Jewish Woman’s Movement in England and the United States, 1881–1933 (1990).
Natalia Krynicka, the librarian of the Medem Library in Paris, teaches Yiddish at the Sorbonne University and in the Paris Yiddish Center. She received her M.A. from the Institute of Oriental Languages in Paris and is now preparing a doctoral dissertation on cross-cultural contacts between Yiddish and Polish literature.
Ronnie Becher is educational director of the Gananu Early Learning Center in Manhattan. Chair of the Women’s Tefillah of Riverdale, she also serves as executive vice president of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale. She is a former Wexner Heritage Fellow.
Geoffrey H. Beale was a Royal Society professor, based in the Genetics Department, University of Edinburgh, until his retirement in 1976. He received his Ph.D. in 1938 from Imperial College, University of London, and on moving to Edinburgh developed a major research group working on the genetics of the free-living protozoan organism Paramecium. In 1965 he established the Protozoan Genetics Unit in Edinburgh and initiated research on genetics of the malaria parasite Plasmodium, work which has continued there to the present day.
Monica Bausset-Detrick teaches at Brigham Young University, where she received her M.A. in Latin American literature. Her areas of specialization include Latin American theater and Jewish literature. She has presented many papers and literary criticisms at conferences, and part of her research and creative work has been published. She is currently pursuing postgraduate work at the University of Utah.
Elisheva Baumgarten is a lecturer in the department of Jewish History and the Gender Studies program at Bar Ilan University. She received her Ph.D. in medieval Jewish history from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her academic interests include medieval history, social history and anthropology and applications of gender methodology to medieval studies. Her research centers on Germany and Northern France in the High Middle Ages. She is the author of Mothers and Children: Jewish Family Life in Medieval Europe (2004) and articles that focus on medieval Ashkenaz.
Judith Tydor Baumel chairs the Graduate Program in Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University where she is a professor of modern Jewish history. She has published extensively on the Holocaust, the State of Israel, gender and memory.
Sigrid Bauschinger is Professor Emerita of German literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she was also Adjunct Professor of Jewish Studies. She received her Ph.D. at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main. She has taught at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio and at Mount Holyoke and Smith College in Massachusetts. Her fields of interest are twentieth-century German literature, especially German-Jewish authors, literature of Exile and German-American literary relations. Her most recent publication is a biography of Else Lasker-Schüler.