Scott Spector is Professor in the Department of History and Professor and Chair of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His book Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka's Fin de Siècle won the DAAD/GSA Prize for best History book in German studies (1999-2000). His forthcoming book is entitled Violent Sensations: Sexuality, Crime, and Utopia in Vienna and Berlin, 1860-1914.
Helmut Puff is Associate Professor in the Departments of History and Germanic Languages at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focuses on history, literature, culture, gender, and sexuality in the late medieval and early modern periods, primarily in German-speaking Europe. His publications include Sodomy in Reformation Germany and Switzerland, 1400-1600 (2003) and Zwischen den Disziplinen? Perspektiven der Frühneuzeitforschung (co-edited with Christopher Wild, 2003).
Dagmar Herzog is Professor of History and Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is the author of Sexuality in Europe: A Twentieth-Century History (2011), Sex in Crisis: The New Sexual Revolution and the Future of American Politics (2008), Sex after Fascism: Memory and Morality in Twentieth-Century Germany (2005) and Intimacy and Exclusion: Religious Politics in Pre-Revolutionary Baden (1996) and the editor of Lessons and Legacies VII: The Holocaust in International Perspective (2006).