Dr. Klara Lutsky

Assistant Professor of English
Phone: ext. 2063
Email: lutskyk@centenarycollege.edu

Academic Accomplishments

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • M.A.  Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • B.A.   English Language and Literature, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia


Dr. Klara Lutsky is an Assistant Professor of English in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Centenary College, Hackettstown, New Jersey. She specializes in Modern European Literature, Literature of Central Europe, and World Literature. She has presented papers at the International Gombrowicz Conference in Krakow, Poland and at national conferences in the United States.  She is teaching multicultural, period and genre courses, including World Literature, Non-Western World Literature, Modern European Literature, Literature of the Holocaust, Short Story, Development of the Novel. At the graduate level she taught Author Studies in Milan Kundera and James Joyce, Studies in 20th century Literature: Literature of Exiles and mentored numerous students in the works of Milan Kundera and Franz Kafka. She has published article on the Franco-Czech Milan Kundera “Kundera’s Reception in the West” and on the Polish Witold Gombrowicz, “Living on the Margins and Loving It: Gombrowicz and Exile,” on the role of the novel in totalitarian regimes, book reviews, and a book of poems Awareness. She is currently working on the article “Kundera’s Use of Humor: The Novel as ‘Echo of God’s Laughter.’”

Dr. Klara Lutsky