Staff in American and Canadian Studies

Dr Michele Aaron

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies

Film studies, American film, queer cinema, spectatorship, ethnicity and identity, sexuality and representation, representations of death.

Dr Nathan Cardon

Dr Nathan Cardon

Lecturer in United States History
Co-Director of American and Canadian Studies Centre

19th and early 20th century United States history,  race and empire in foreign and domestic space

Dr Rona Cran

Dr Rona Cran

Lecturer in Twentieth-Century American Literature
Co-Director of American and Canadian Studies Centre

Research and supervision areas:

  • Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • Twentieth-Century American Art
  • Transatlantic Studies
  • U.S. Cultural Studies
  • Material Culture
  • Visual Culture

Dr John Fagg

Lecturer

Research and supervision areas

  • American Literature;
  • American Art;
  • Realism;
  • Illustration;
  • Visual Culture;
  • Print Culture.

Dr Danielle Fuller

Dr Danielle Fuller

Reader in Canadian Studies and Cultures of Reading
PI, Death Before Birth project (ESRC, 2016-2018)

Research and supervision areas

  • Reading and reception studies;
  • contemporary print culture;
  • contemporary North American literature;
  • Canadian Studies;
  • Canadian cultural studies.

Dr Steve Hewitt

Dr Steve Hewitt

Senior Lecturer in American and Canadian Studies

Canadian history and politics, Canada-US relations, policing and intelligence services, anti-Americanism, counterterrorism.

Professor Scott Lucas

Professor Scott Lucas

Professor of American Studies

US foreign policy, US intelligence services, 20th century US diplomatic history, propaganda, history and the media, Anglo-American and US-European relations.

Dr Will Smith

Dr Will Smith

Visiting Lecturer in Canadian Studies

Research areas:

  • Canadian Studies
  • Canadian cultural studies (including Comics, Film and Television)
  • Contemporary Canadian literature
  • Urban Studies
  • Canadian periodicals

Dr Sara K Wood

Lecturer in American Literature and Culture

Research and supervision areas

  • African American Studies;
  • African American visual culture;
  • Post 1945 American art;
  • Post 1945 American Literature;
  • Contemporary Literature.

Honorary staff

Dr S R Ameli Hon Research Fellow

Prof M Heale Hon Senior Research Fellow

Prof W G Kennedy Hon Senior Research Fellow

Dr A E Lang Hon Research Fellow

Prof John Lucas  Honorary Professor

Dr S Marandi  Hon Research Fellow

Prof M Tobin  Honorary Lecturer