Marsha Rozenblit is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History at the University of Maryland, where she has been on the faculty since 1978. A social historian of the Jews of Austria-Hungary and its successor states, she has written two scholarly books: The Jews of Vienna, 1867-1914: Assimilation and Identity (1983) and Reconstructing a National Identity: The Jews of Habsburg Austria during World War I (2001). Between 1998 and 2003 she served as the director of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland. She served as president of the Association for Jewish Studies between 2009 and 2011 and has been a fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research since 2000. Prof. Rozenblit is currently the chair of the LBI Academic Advisory Board and has been recently elected to the LBI Board as an ex officio member.