American Studies PhD and MPhil

The Centre for American Studies was established in 1997 and since then has cemented its place as one of the UK's leading providers of American Studies degrees.

Staff research expertise are extensive, but are especially strong in the modern and contemporary periods with interests including:

  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • American Culture of the 1950s
  • 20th Century US Foreign Policy
  • Hollywood Melodrama
  • American Culture since 9/11

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Staff in the Centre are drawn from a number of the University's School/Departments, please see the relevant pages for more advice on specific aspects of American Studies research and staff supervisory interests:

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