Oz Frankel is an Associate Professor of History at Lang College and the New School for Social Research. Frankel earned his PhD at UC Berkeley. He is the author of States of Inquiry: Social Investigations and Print Culture in Nineteenth Century Britain and the US (Johns Hopkins). Other recent publications include “The State Between Orality and Textuality: Government Reports as ‘Orature’” in Technologies, Textualities, Subjectivities: Textual Media in America before 1900 (Notre Dame) and “What’s in a Name? The Black Panthers in Israel,” The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture. Scholarly interests include social and political history of 19th-century U.S., Victorian Britain; history of the book and print culture; political radicalism, transnational encounters and exchanges, and historiography.