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Author of 'Obama’s America: A Transformative Vision of Our National Identity'
Ian Reifowitz is the author of Obama’s America: A Transformative Vision of Our National Identity, forthcoming in July 2012 from Potomac Books. His opinion pieces and articles on American politics have appeared in Newsday, the New Republic (online), the Post-Star, and other publications. Since 2002, Ian has taught history at Empire State College of the State University of New York, and in 2009 received the college’s Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. His first book, Imagining an Austrian Nation: Joseph Samuel Bloch and the Search for a Multiethnic Austrian Identity, 1846–1919, was published by East European Monographs and distributed by Columbia University Press in 2003. He has published a number of academic articles in the Journal of Jewish Identities, Nationalities Papers, and East European Quarterly, amongst other publications, as well as numerous book reviews.