Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Biography

Ruth BenGhiat is Professor of History and Italian Studies at New York University and an expert on fascism, propaganda, and authoritarian leaders. Her political commentary appears in op-eds and interviews in The Washington Post, The New York Times, CNN, MSNBC, ABC News, and many other venues.
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