Lukasz Pawelek, Ph.D.

Lukasz Pawelek, Ph.D.Lukasz Pawelek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Romance Languages
and Literature (Spanish)
Department of Humanities
Bluffton campus
Hargray 217

Lukasz D. Pawelek, (Ph.D. Wayne State University) is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and German in the Department of Humanities at University of South Carolina Beaufort. His research interests encompass U.S. Latino and diasporic literature, literary representations of nostalgia, collective memory and globalization, and the evolving Latinx identity in the United States; secondary field of interested: Post-Wall Ostalgie memoir and film. Dr. Pawelek is a co-founder and co-organizer of the annual Gateway to Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Conference. He established Polyphony Research Group that engages students in undergraduate research, conference presentations and service in the Latino Community.


Ph.D., Wayne State University