Professor Mark. H. Gelber is an American-Israeli scholar of comparative literature and German-Jewish literature and culture. He received his B.A. magna cum laude and with high honors in Letters and German (Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University, 1972). He also studied at the University of Bonn, the University of Grenoble, and Tel Aviv University. He was accepted for graduate studies as a Lewis Farmington Fellow at Yale University and he received his M.A. with high honors, and Ph.D. from Yale University. In that same year he accepted an appointment as post-doctoral lecturer at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, in the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics.Gelber has published more than 100 scholarly works (articles and monographs) and is known for his wide range of subjects spanning the fields of literature, history, religion, cultural studies, sociology and philosophy. Professor Gelber also sits on the International Academic Board of Advisors for ISGAP, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy.