Martin E. Jay is Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the distinguished author of numerous books on twentieth-century intellectual history with interest in German critical theory. He is perhaps most responsible for the creation of the history of twentieth-century German intellectuals as a field in itself. His relevant books include The Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923-50 2nd ed. (California, 1996)Permanent Exiles: Essays on the Intellectual Migration from Germany to America (Columbia, 1985); Adorno (Harvard, 1984); Marxism and Totality: The Adventures of a Concept from Lukács to Habermas (California, 1984).  His work has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Turkish, Chinese, Indonesian, Greek, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, and Korean. He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships.