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Professor Ellen Schrecker

Ellen Schrecker is professor of history at Yeshiva University who has written extensively about the Cold War red scare. Among her books are No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities , The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History with Documents , Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America , and Cold War Triumphalism: The Abuse of History after the Fall of Communism . Schrecker is the former editor of the American Association of University Professors' magazine, Academe .