Bożenna Chylińska, PhD, DLitt, is Professor of British and American History and Culture at the Institute of English Studies of the University of Warsaw, Poland. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on European and American religious and social movements, ethnic and women studies, 16th- and 17th-century social ethics, and Early Modern European-Atlantic connections. Her publications also include The Gospel of Work and Wealth in the Puritan Ethic. From John Calvin to Benjamin Franklin; Revolutions, Evolutions, and Devolutions in Europe, America, and Elsewhere (as editor); Ideology and Rhetoric. Constructing America (as editor); and In Search of Greener Pastures. A Hundred Years of the Zionist Idea in the United States. She has been awarded fellowships by the Fulbright-Hays, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Rockefeller Foundation, and was hosted by the University of California at Berkeley, Brandeis University at Waltham, Massachusetts, and the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.