William Jones began his studies in history as an undergraduate at Mt. San Antonio College and UCLA. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the Claremont Graduate School. While working on his dissertation, he spent a year at the Free University of Berlin as a Fulbright Graduate Research Fellow. He teaches U.S. History and World History at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. He also teaches Modern European History as an adjunct professor at the Claremont Graduate University and as a lecturer at the California State Polytechnic University at Pomona. He is the author of The Lost Debate: German Socialist Intellectuals and Totalitarianism (Urbana and Chicago: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1999) plus articles and reviews on European politics and political theory.