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Courses by instructor: Tony Michels

Tony Michels

Tony MichelsTony Michels is the George L. Mosse Professor of American Jewish History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on Jewish political and cultural history. He is author of A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York (Harvard Univ. Press, 2005), winner of the Salo Baron Prize from the American Academy for Jewish Research, and the editor of Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History (NYU Press, 2012). He is co-editor of the journal, Jewish Social Studies, and his articles have appeared in the Forward, The Marginalia Review of Books, Guilt & Pleasure Quarterly, and other publications. Most recently, his article, “Bernie Sanders and the History of American Socialism,” appeared in Jacobin. Michels is completing a book on the impact of the Russian Revolution on American Jewish life.