Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen is the Merl Curti associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is author of the highly acclaimed, American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas (University of Chicago Press, 2012). Ratner-Rosenhagen has been part of the history of this organization since its humble beginnings, before the formal society was founded, and has remained a key participant in the annual conference for U.S. intellectual history. Her department biography can be found here.
Ratner-Rosenhagen’s first book has put her in great demand as a speaker and guest lecturer. The book has been reviewed widely and glowingly in publications from Choice to the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal. Ratner-Rosenhagen has given talks at the Newberry Library in Chicago and as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, among other venues. You can listen to her talk at the Newberry here, and see part of that talk here.