Anthony C. Wexler

Full-time Lecturer

Bellflower 308

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Specialty: Special Faculty

Anthony Wexler (PhD, Johns Hopkins University) studies postwar American literature, specializing in Jewish literature and the Holocaust in American life. He has held research and teaching fellowships at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University and Colby College. He has also studied traditional Jewish texts at yeshivas in Israel and New York. His current book project is titled At a Distance of Years: The Novel of Aging in the Shadow of Auschwitz. In it, he examines how a group of late-life novels challenge the ways the Holocaust has been received and represented in American life. In 2019, he was nominated for the J. Bruce Jackson, M.D., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring, and in 2021 he received The Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.