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Lara Trubowitz

Lara Trubowitz is an expert in 20th and 21st century fascism and neofascism. She is the author of Civil Antisemitism, Modernism, and British Culture, 1902-1939, and has taught and written widely on racism and antisemitism, hate groups and hate crimes legislation in Britain and America, and literary modernism. From 2003-2011, she was an assistant professor of English at the University of Iowa. She has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a volunteer at the "Prison University Project," a college degree program at San Quentin State Prison. She now works on racial equity issues in public education with emphasis on restorative justice programs, diversity training, and anti-bias education. She is co-founder of MEET (Making Evanston Equitable Together). Her newest book project, Selling Prejudice in Britain and America: Race, Religion, and the New Far Right, looks at extremist movements in the post-Holocaust period and the representation of these movements in popular culture.