Dr. Gabriel Noah Brahm
Dr. Gabriel Noah Brahm is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy, a Schusterman Research Fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University, and an Associate Professor of English (specializing in literary theory) at Northern Michigan University. He’s been a Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of the Andes in Bogota, Bilkent University in Ankara, and elsewhere. In 2010, he joined a team of experts at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in Washington, D.C., to help draft the white paper, “Contemporary Antisemitism in Higher Education.” The recipient of numerous honors and awards, he was recently selected for a mid-career faculty development grant by the Israel Institute of Washington, D.C. He is coeditor (with Cary Nelson) of The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (Wayne State University Press, 2015) and coauthor (with Forrest G. Robinson) of The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in the Company of Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx (Missouri University Press, 2011). He serves as an Associate Editor of Politics and Culture and an Advisory Editor of Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region. He is a consultant to the Working Group on delegitimization at Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies, and has briefed the Israeli government on threats to academic freedom posed by antisemitic boycotts. He has lectured on contemporary antisemitism at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies, and other places around the world. His current book project is a critical examination of postmodern anti-Zionist ideology, Israel in Theory: The Jewish State and the Cultural Left. He blogs at Times of Israel and is on Twitter @Brahmski.