Dr. Eva Grabherr was the Founding Director of the Jewish Museum of Hohenems from 1990 to 1996. In 1997 she began research for her Ph.D. with the Department for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of University College London, and in 2001 published her dissertation entitled Letters to Hohenems: A Microhistorical Study of Jewish Acculturation in the Early Decades of Emancipation. During this research period she was involved in various projects in Austria and Germany, including a team-member of Center of Democracy-Studies Vienna (2000-2001), teaching at the Institute of European Ethnology/University of Vienna (2001), steering committee member of International Summer Academy of Museology (1999-2006), and several museum and project exhibitions. Since 2001 she has been the Founding Director of “okay. zusammen leben,” an information and advice center for immigration and integration issues in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg.