Dr Rodney Taveira

Honours Coordinator, Undergraduate American Studies Coordinator and Lecturer in American Studies

Rodney Taveira is a Lecturer in American Studies at the US Studies Centre, having joined the Centre in 2011. He was awarded his PhD in English from the University of Sydney and has been a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Law, Humanities, and the Arts at the University of Wollongong.

Rodney has published on contemporary American fiction, book reviews, and television, and the interrelation of cinema, photography, painting, and literature. He is currently working on a book titled, Novel Vision: The Graphic Impulse of Contemporary American Fiction, which argues that postwar American fiction authors a history of visual culture.

Areas of expertise

  • Literature, film and television
  • Gender, race and religion