Bio: Lisa Silverman is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the author of Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2012) and co-editor of Interwar Vienna: Culture between Tradition and Modernity (Camden House, 2009). She has published numerous scholarly articles, including contributions to the journals Prooftexts, Austrian Studies, the German Quarterly, and the Journal of Modern Jewish History, as well as several essays in edited volumes. She received the UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2009-2010. A specialist in modern European Jewish history, her teaching and research interests also include German and Austrian Jewish culture, photography, and gender history. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 2004 and holds a Masters Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. She has been awarded several academic fellowships, including terms at the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex and the International Institute for Cultural Studies (IFK) in Vienna.