School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies
Department of American and Canadian Studies
20th-century and contemporary American literature, especially fiction; Asian American studies; immigrant writing in the United States; American autobiography as a form.
Asia expertise: Expert on Asian American and British Asian literature and film, focusing especially on the South Asian diaspora. Themes of focus include ideas of home and return, travel and migration, racial mixing, food and eating in an immigrant context.
More information about Dr Maxey can be found on her webpage.