Dr David Holloway

David Holloway

Position: Senior Lecturer in American Studies

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Humanities

Subject area: American Studies

Research Centre: Identity, Conflict and Representation

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Senior Lecturer in American Studies

Professional interests

Modern American (U.S.) cultural and intellectual history.

Research interests

9/11; the cultural and intellectual history of the war on terror (including war on terror historiography); the literary fiction of Cormac McCarthy.


Undergraduate qualifications

  • BA (Hons) English, University of Nottingham

Postgraduate qualifications

  • MA American Studies, University of Nottingham

Research qualifications

  • PhD American Studies, University of Nottingham

Recent publications

Holloway's books include 9/11 and the War on Terror (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008), co-published in the U.S. and Canada as Cultures of the War on Terror: Empire, Ideology, and the Remaking of 9/11 (Montreal: McGill Queen's University Press, 2008). He is also author of The Late Modernism of Cormac McCarthy (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002), and contributing co-editor of American Visual Cultures(New York: Continuum, 2005). He has written for journals including The Southern QuarterlyComparative Literature Studies and PUBLIC, and has contributed chapters to a variety of edited book-collections on American cultural and intellectual history.

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