Gerhard Scheit is an independent scholar who lives in Vienna. He has published widely on Marxism, Critical Theory, and antisemitism with a special interest in theatre studies and musicology. Inter alia, he edited three volumes of the collected works of Jean Améry published by Klett-Cotta. He co-edits the journal sans phrase. Zeitschrift für Ideologiekritik. He is the joint recipient of the 2016 Theodor Kramer Prize.