American and New England Studies

Ardis Cameron

Professor Emeritus of American and New England Studies


98 Bedford Street, Portland

Office Hours

By appointment

Contact Information

Phone: 207-780-4921

Ardis Cameron is Professor of American and New England Studies at the University of Southern Maine. 

Cameron was named a Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowships in 2002 and received a National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship in 2001.  She is the author of Radicals of the Worst Sort: The Laboring Women of Lawrence, Massachusetts (University of Illinois Press, 1994) and contributing editor of Looking For America: The Visual Production of Nation and People (Blackwell publications, 2004).  Her articles on women, working class history, and visual culture have appeared in the American Quarterly, The Journal of Women’s History, Labor, and the Journal of International Labor and Working Class History.   She is currently working on a manuscript, “Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place and the Unquiet Reader.”

Research Interests

Check out Ardis' publications on USM's Digital Commons: Digital Commons - Ardis Cameron