Sussex Centre for American Studies

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Dr Sue Currell

Post:Reader in American Literature (American Studies, English, Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies)
Location:ARTS B B344

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877254
International:+44 1273 877254

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Career History

2012 Reader in American Literature; 2004-2012 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in American Literature, Sussex University; 2001-03 Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of American and Canadian Studies, Nottingham University; 2001 DPhil American Studies, Sussex University, England; 1995 MA in American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA; 1992 BA Hons American Studies (Lit) First Class, Sussex University, England.

Awards Received Leverhulme Research Fellowship 2011-12; Arts and Humanities Research Council Award 2008; Choice outstanding academic title 2006 awarded to The March of Spare Time; Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellowship (2001-3); British Academy Scholarship for Postgraduate study (1997-2001); Cunliffe Centre Scholarship (1997); Fulbright Travel Scholarship (1994); University of Maryland Graduate Fellowship (1993-1995).  

Professional Memberships American Studies Association, British Association of American Studies. 

Chair of the British Association for American Studies, 2013-2016


Reader in American Literature; Chair of the British Association for American Studies 2013-2016:; Editorial Board Journal of American Studies