Marsha Rozenblit

A social and cultural historian of the Jews of Central Europe, Professor Marsha Rozenblit has published The Jews of Vienna, 1867-1914: Assimilation and Identity(1984), which also appeared in a German translation (1989). Recently she has written Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria During World War I (Oxford, 2001), which explores how the Jews, a group profoundly loyal to the multinational Monarchy, coped with the collapse of that supranational state and the creation of nation-states. She has written many articles on Jews in the Habsburg Monarchy and is currently working on Jews and Germans in Moravia, 1848-1938. She served on the editorial boards of the Association for Jewish Studies Review and Jewish Social Studies. She served as Director of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies from 1998-2003, and is currently a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research.