A past Woodrow Wilson Fellow and NDEA Fellow, Dr. Schwarz is interested in non-Western, Post-colonial, and minority studies. He currently teaches a seminar in non-Western writers and emphasizes the African-American, Chicano/a and Native American 'voices' in his writing and literature courses. He also regularly teaches a course that focuses on the Holocaust through literature and film. Dr. Schwarz does research on the subjects of romanticism and phenomenology. He is active in the Modern Language Association and the National Council of Teachers of English.
B.A., Augustana College, Sioux Falls M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California