Wolfgang Wippermann is Professor of Modern History at the Free University in Berlin. He is an expert on the history of fascism, antisemitism, and the National Socialist persecution of other minorities, such as the Roma and Sinti. Professor Wippermann is the recipient of numerous prestigious academic awards and has held guest professorships at Indiana University, the University of Minnesota, and Duke University. His many publications include “Wie die Zigeuner.” Antisemitismus und Antiziganismus im Vergleich (1997), Umstrittene Vergangenheit. Fakten und Kontroversen zum Nationalsozialismus (1998), and The Racial State. Germany, 1933-1945, which he co-authored with Michael Burleigh.