Staff profile

Dr David Holloway

Joint Honours Lead (Academic)


College of Arts, Humanities and Education



Research centre

Identity, Culture and Representation Research Centre


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am part of the senior management team that runs the University's Joint Honours scheme. My academic background is in American (U.S.) cultural, intellectual and political history.

Professional interests

American (U.S.) thought, culture and politics from the Civil War to the present. Multi and interdisciplinary teaching and learning.

Research interests


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Research qualifications

Recent conferences

Recent publications

My 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).

I also wrote The Late Modernism of Cormac McCarthy (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002), and co-edited American Visual Cultures (New York: Continuum, 2005). I have written for journals including The Southern QuarterlyComparative Literature Studies, The Cormac McCarthy Journal, and PUBLIC: Art/Culture/Ideas, and have contributed chapters to a variety of edited book-collections on American cultural and intellectual history.