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 representations of age, space and power 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.
She is currently a Visiting Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Hertfordshire and has previously held an Associate Tutor position at UEA.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
- 20th and 21st century British and American literature
- Urban literature
- Ageing and childhood studies
- Depictions of children, family and community in American literature
- Spatial theory
- Life writing
- Horror literature and film