Ruth B. Bottigheimer

Research Professor of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University

Studied at Wellesley, University of Munich, Berkeley, University of London, Stony Brook. Taught at Princeton, Stony Brook, Gottingen, Vienna, Innsbruck, Siegen. Books on the cultural uses of Bible stories for children in the past and in the present; the history and meaning of fairy tales; illustrations; and the wildly mixed origins of the Arabian Nights. Visiting Fellow at Magdalen College Oxford and Life Fellow at Clare Hall Cambridge. Research Professor in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook