Tony Michels is the George L. Mosse Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin. He co-edits the journal Jewish Social Studies with Kenneth Moss and Sarah Abrevaya Stein and is co-editor, with Mitchell Hart, of the forthcoming Cambridge History of Modern Judaism: The Modern Era(Cambridge Univ. Press). His first book, A Fire in Their Hearts: Yiddish Socialists in New York (Harvard Univ. Press), won the Salo Baron Prize from the American Academy for Jewish Research.