Danielle Cameron

Danielle Cameron


  • AMA

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Personal profile


Danielle Cameron is a Faculty of Arts and Humanities funded PhD student in American Studies, under the supervision of Dr Rachael McLennan and Dr Hilary Emmett. Her thesis examines narrative structures of age-based relationality in post-1980 New York literature, with a particular focus on the work of Colson Whitehead, Jennifer Egan, Paul Auster and Don DeLillo. 

She holds an MPhil in Education from the University of Cambridge and an MA in American Literature from UEA. Her writing appears on U.S. Studies Online, in Dear Movies and the European Journal of American Culture

Danielle has held teaching positions at the University of Hertfordshire (English Literature) and UEA (AMA). She is also an experienced HE administrator, and worked in postgraduate support at the London School of Economics and SOAS prior to taking up her place on the American Studies PhD programme at UEA.

Key Research Interests

  • 20th and 21st century British and American literature
  • Urban literature
  • Ageing and childhood studies
  • Theorisations of intersectionality; particularly the ways in which age intersects with gender, race and class
  • Depictions of children, family and community in literature and culture
  • Spatial theory
  • Life writing
  • Postmodernism
  • Horror literature and film