Berkowitz, Joel
berkowit@uwm.eduGreene Museum 120A

Berkowitz, Joel

Director, Jewish Studies / Professor, Dept. of English
Center for Jewish Studies


  • PhD, Theatre, City University of New York Graduate Center, 1995
  • MA, Theatre, Hunter College, 1991
  • BA cum laude, English, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Interests

  • Ethnic literature in the United States
  • Modern drama Jewish literature
  • Yiddish literature and culture
  • Modern Jewish history

Research Interests

  • Yiddish theatre and drama
  • Jewish theatre and drama
  • Digital humanities
  • Translation for the stage

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