Lisa Marcus

Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Office Location:Hauge Administration Building - Room 227-E

  • Professional

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Professor of English


  • Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1995
  • M.A., Rutgers University, 1989
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • American and Ethnic Literature
  • Women's Literature
  • Feminist Theory
  • Cultural Studies


  • Fellow for the 19th Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University, 2014
  • NWSA Fellow, Civic Engagement in the Women’s and Gender Studies Classroom, 2010-11
  • Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching, 2009-10
  • Teaching Excellence Award, PLU Center for Teaching and Learning, 2001
  • Graves Award in the Humanities, 1998