Robert Weinberg is Isaac H. Clothier Professor of History and International Relations at Swarthmore University. He teaches a variety of courses about Europe and Russia since the eighteenth century, with particular emphasis on social movements, revolutionary junctures, and the Jewish encounter with modernity. His research interests have centered on revolution and antisemitism in Russia and the Kremlin’s policies toward Soviet Jews in the 1920s and 1930s. He is the author of The Revolution of 1905 in Odessa: Blood on the Steps (1993), Stalin’s Forgotten Zion: Birobidzhan and the Making of a Soviet Jewish Homeland: An Illustrated History, 1928-1996 (1998), and The Russian Revolution: A History in Documents (2007). His most recent books are: Blood Libel in Late Imperial Russia: The Ritual Murder Trial of Mendel Beilis (2014) and Ritual Murder in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Beyond (2017, co-editor).