Michael Rothberg is Assistant Professor of English, University of Miami, Florida. Before joining the faculty at the University of Miami in 1995, Dr. Rothberg taught literature at Queens College, City University of New York. He was a visiting fellow at Cornell University’s Institute for German Cultural Studies and was awarded a fellowship at Northwestern University’s Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization. Dr. Rothberg is the author of a dozen scholarly articles, and his book Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2000. He is currently editing the forthcoming volume The Holocaust: History, Memory, Theory: A Reader.