Gabriel Noah Brahm

Associate ProfessorGabriel Brahm
Ph.D., Literature and Cultural Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz
M.A., Literature (with a notation in American Studies), University of California at Santa Cruz
B.A., English, UCLA
Diploma in Israel Studies, Brandeis University
Certificate in Teaching Writing, San Francisco State University
gbrahm@nmu.edu

Teaching and Research Interests
•   Literary Theory
•   Israel Studies
•   Film and Popular Culture
•   Great Books

Biography
Dr. Gabriel Noah Brahm specializes in philosophical anthropology, political theory, and ideology critique. In addition to his teaching duties at NMU, he currently serves as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), a Schusterman Research Fellow in Israel Studies at Brandeis University, and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) at Tel Aviv University. He has also been a Visiting Professor in the School of Philosophy and Religions at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Mount Scopus), Guest Instructor at Yad Vashem (the Israeli Holocaust Museum), and Scholar in Residence at both ISGAP-Oxford and the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, D.C.). He is an Associate Editor of Politics and Culture: An International Review of Books, Advisory Editor of Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region, and Founding Board Member of Queer Zionist Alliance. He blogs at Times of Israel. Follow him on Twitter @Brahmski.

Selected Publications
"Shakespeare's Fault or Yours? Melzer's Maxim: A Guide to Tentative Omniscience for the Congenitally Hyperfallible," Perspectives on Political Science, Volume 44, Issue 4, 2015.

The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (coedited with Cary Nelson), Wayne State University Press, 2015.

"There is a Clash of Civilizations: an Interview with Benny Morris," Fathom, Autumn 2015.  

"Holocaust Envy: The Libidinal Economy of the New Antisemitism," Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2012.

The Jester and the Sages: Mark Twain in Conversation with Nietzsche, Freud, and Marx (coauthored with Forrest G. Robinson), University of Missouri Press, 2012.

"Elizabeth Grosz," in Michael Ryan (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

"Understanding Noam Chomsky: A Reconsideration," Critical Studies in Media Communication, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2006.

Prosthetic Territories: Politics and Hypertechnology (coedited with Mark Driscoll), Westview, 1995.

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