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Dr Campbell Birch Ph.D.


School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm

Campbell Birch grew up in Browns Bay and attended Rangitoto College. With the support of the William Georgetti Scholarship and the Anne Reid Memorial Trust Scholarship he completed graduate studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, working under Marianne Hirsch. On return to Aotearoa New Zealand he joined Massey’s School of English and Media Studies.



  • Doctor of Philosophy - Columbia (2019)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

American literature and American studies; Human rights, law, and the humanities; Women’s, gender, and critical race theory; Violence, trauma, and memory; Photography, film, and visual culture; Political theory and critical thought


21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Applied Ethics (220100):
Art Theory and Criticism (190100): Cinema Studies (190201):
Feminist Theory (220306):
Film, Television and Digital Media (190200):
Human Rights and Justice Issues (220104):
Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Literary Studies (200500): North American Literature (200506):
Philosophy (220300): Philosophy And Religious Studies (220000):
Political Science (160600): Political Theory and Political Philosophy (160609):
Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000):
Studies In Human Society (160000):
Visual Cultures (190104)

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

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