Ursula Muenzel, Ph.D., a native of Germany, received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Würzburg with a dissertation on the process of emancipation and integration of Jews in 19th century’s Germany. She worked at the prestigious Leo Baeck Institute in New York – the research institution, archive, and library for the German-speaking Jewry – and the Historic Department of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Berlin. After moving to Houston in 2005, she taught in the Continuing Studies Program of Rice University, at the Center for International Studies at St. Thomas University, and at the Women’s Institute. A prolific writer, she published two books on Jewish History, and numerous essays and articles on the same topic as well as on international relations. She lectures frequently on a variety of historic and current political topics. Licensed as realtor in Germany and Texas she joined the company of Beth Wolff four years ago, specializing in residential and commercial real estate.