Hannah Berliner Fischthal
Hannah Berliner Fischthal has been a professor at St. John’s University since 2000. Prior to that she taught at Columbia University, Hofstra University, and Queens College, CUNY. Her specialty is American Literature, although she teaches a wide variety of courses. She was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Jewish History in 2013. She is an ongoing contributor to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos. (She has received a Commendation from the Ambassador to the Czech Republic for locating another Nazi Forced Labor Camp for Jews.) In addition, she is an award-winning translator. She has been an editor of Studies in American Jewish Literature and other publications. Her essays have appeared in over 25 texts and journals.