In Memory of Dr. Rachel Feldhay Brenner

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Dr. Rachel Feldhay Brenner passed away on February 4, 2021, in Madison. She was 74.

Dr. Brenner joined the UW–Madison faculty in 1992 and was a dedicated teacher, a prolific scholar, a wonderful coworker, and a UFAS member. Always ready with a kind word or a wry comment on the state of the world, Dr. Brenner was a fixture on the 13th floor of Van Hise Hall for almost 30 years. She hosted students and co-workers from across campus in her office, researched and wrote on a wide range of topics, including the ethics of witnessing and the literature of the Holocaust, and often popped in on her friends and coworkers just to say hello.

Our thoughts are with Dr. Brenner's family, friends, students, and coworkers. She will be greatly missed.