Gabriel Noah Brahm, Ph.D., is Professor of English and World Literature at Northern Michigan University, and Director of the Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom. He has served as Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Visiting Scholar at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Visiting Lecturer at Yad Vashem (World Holocaust Remembrance Center), and Senior Research Fellow at University of Haifa’s Herzl Institute for the Study of Zionism. He coedited (with Cary Nelson) The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel, and coauthored (with Forrest Robinson) The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud and Marx. His essays and op-eds have appeared in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Telos, Critical Inquiry, Israel Studies, Society, Rethinking History, Perspectives on Political Science, Democratiya, Jerusalem Post, and elsewhere.