Joshua Kavaloski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of German
Chair, Department of German, Russian, Chinese, and Arabic
Assistant Director of the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study
Phone: 973-408- 3549
Professor Kavaloski’s primary research examines the literature of modernism, and he is the author of the book High Modernism: Aestheticism and Performativity in Literature of the 1920s. His scholarly and teaching interests also include twentieth-century German literature, the Weimar Republic, modern German cinema, and questions of high/low culture. He has published essays about novels by Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, Jurek Becker, and Daniel Kehlmann, as well as about other non-literary media such as graphic novels and films.
Edye Lawler, Ph.D.
Professor of German
Professor Lawler, who retired in 2011, concentrates on nineteenth-century German literature, philosophy, and theology. She served for many years as Dean of Educational Services at Drew University.
Adjunct Instructor of German