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American Studies

Current PhD students

Postgraduate research students in American Studies work on a wide range of topics. Here's an indication of some of the work going on in the programme:

  • Joseph Morton - 'Reconsidering the Dream: A Critical Examination of California Historiography and Literature'
  • Katie Myerscough - 'Progressive Plans and Urban Realities in St. Louis, 1890-1930'
  • Alicia Rouverol - 'The Narrative Now: A Study of the Use of Time in Jennifer Egan's A Visit From the Goon Squad and Ali Smith's The Accidental'
  • Matthew Stallard - 'New Orleans 1820-1835: Labour, Wealth, Gender, and Slavery'