Associate Professor and Chair of Humanities
Dr. Isenberg received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley. He is the author of Between Redemption and Doom: The Strains of German-Jewish Modernism (Nebraska, 1999), the editor and translator of Arnold Zweig's work of 1920 The Face of East European Jewry (California, 2004), and is finishing a book on Edgar G. Ulmer's film noir Detour (1945) for the British Film Institute's Film Classics series and editing a companion to Weimar cinema (Columbia, at press). His writing has appeared in Raritan, Bookforum, Threepenny Review, Cinema Journal, New German Critique, The New Republic, The Nation, Partisan Review, The New York Times and elsewhere. Among his primary interests are: twentieth-century European literature and cinema, film history and criticism, modern intellectual and cultural history. He holds a joint appointment with Eugene Lang College.