Lecturer in American Studies, United States Studies Centre
Dr Altin Gavranovic is Lecturer in American Studies at the United States Studies Centre. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and a BA from the University of Sydney. His research has focused on the way the self is invested with meaning in the modern era, using representations of deviant selves to explore this broader theme. More recently, he has been thinking about religion in its moral dimension, as an expression of fundamental values and concerns that transcend the self.
Altin's research interests include cultural and social history of the United States, with a particular focus on the ways deviance and individuality have been experienced and represented from the 17th century to the present, religious belief and experience, modernity, social theory, Southern history.
Altin is teaching the following units in academic year 2017: