About the Author
′s most recent book is Superman Is Jewish?: How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way
(Free Press, 2012). His previous books are Hegel′s Philosophy of Politics: Idealism, Identity and Modernity
(Westview, 1992) and the edited volumes The Making of Masculinities: The New Men′s Studies
(Routledge, 1987) and A Mensch Among Men: Explorations in Jewish Masculinity
(Crossing Press, 1988), as well as White Men Challenging Racism: 35 Personal Stories
, co-authored with Cooper Thompson and Emmett Schaefer (Duke University Press, 2003), Theorizing Masculinities,
co-edited with Michael Kaufman (Sage, 1994), Brother Keepers: New Perspectives on Jewish Masculinity,
co-edited with Rabbi Shawn Zevit (Men′s Studies Press, 2010), and the co-edited The Legacy of the Holocaust: Children and the Holocaust
(Jagiellonian University Press, 2002).
Media Education Foundation produced a DVD of his lecture ′Asking For It: The Ethics and Erotics of Sexual Consent′ (2010). He is Professor of Sociology and Humanities at the University of Northern Iowa.Dr. Brod served as Director of the Iowa Regent Universities Men′s Gender Violence Prevention Institute and on the Boards of Directors of Humanities Iowa and the American Men′s Studies Association. He was a member of the Iowa Governor′s Task Force for Responsible Fatherhood and the American Philosophical Association′s Committee on Public Philosophy. He received the Harry Cannon Award for Exemplary and Sustained Contributions to the Field of Men′s Studies from the American College Personnel Association′s Standing Committee for Men and held a Fellowship in Law and Philosophy at Harvard Law School.