Carole Lambert, PhD

Professor, Department of English

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2085
Fax: (626) 812-3024
Office Location: Rose Garden, Room 16
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Carole J. Lambert, PhD, is professor of English at Azusa Pacific University. In addition to four National Endowment for the Humanities grants, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Brussels, Belgium.

Among other books and articles, she is the author of Is God Man’s Friend? Theodicy and Friendship in Elie Wiesel’s Novels, Ethics after Auschwitz? Primo Levi’s and Elie Wiesel’s Response, and Against Indifference: Four Christian Responses to Jewish Suffering during the Holocaust (C. S. Lewis, Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, André and Magda Trocmé). She earned her PhD in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley.


  • PhD in Comparative Literature , University of California, Berkeley, 1986
  • MA in French, University of Pittsburgh, 1969
  • BA in French and German, Carlow University, 1967

Academic Areas

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of English
  • Honors College
  • Writing Program


  • Comparative Literature
  • Holocaust Studies
  • World Literature

Courses Taught

  • HON — 300 Core IV
  • ENGL — 111 Studies in Literature
  • ENGL — 224 World Literature to the Renaissance
  • ENGL — 234 World Literature since the Renaissance
  • ENGL — 480 Contemporary Literary Criticism
  • ENGL — 489 Literary Topics
  • ENGL — 510 Literature and the Bible
  • ENGL — 550 World Literature Seminar--Holocaust Literature
  • HUM — 223/323 Aesthetics: Beauty
  • HUM — 222/322 Against Indifference
  • WRIT 110 — The Art and Craft of Writing

Office Hours

Wednesday 3-4:00 p.m. (remote)
Thursday 1:30-2:15 p.m.; 4:15-5:30 p.m. (remote)
and by appointment

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