Gabriel Noah Brahm

Associate Professor
PHD, Literature and Cultural Studies (with a notation in American Studies), University of California at Santa Cruz.
BA, English, UCLA.
Diploma in Israel Studies, Brandeis University.
Certificate in Teaching Writing, San Francisco State University.

Teaching and Research Interests
Literary Theory, Psychoanalysis, Ideology Critique
Israel Studies, Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies
Film, Popular Culture, Mass Media
Great Books, Political Philosophy, Myth and Religion
Dr. Gabriel Noah Brahm is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), Schusterman Research Fellow in Israel Studies at Bradeis University, and founding Board Member of Queer Zionist Alliance. He has been a Scholar in Residence at ISGAP-Oxford, the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, D.C.), Yad Vashem (the Israeli Holocaust Museum), and Visiting Professor in the School of Philosophy and Religiions at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He serves as an Associate Editor for Politics and Culture: An INternational Reiew of Books, and Advisory Editor of Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region. He blogs at Times of Israel. Follow him on Twitter @Brahmski. Visit his personal website,

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

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

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

"Holocaust Eny: 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 (co-authored with Forrest G. Robinson), University of Missouri Press, 2012.

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

Prosthetic Territories: Politics and Hypertechnology (co-edited with Mark Driscoll), Westview, 1995.