CAMERON, Catherine (née Bonnell). b. St John, New Brunswick, Canada, 27 March 1927. Born into a Presbyterian preacher's family, which immigrated to the United States in 1935, at which point she became an American citizen. She was educated at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (BA in English, 1949); and at the University of Southern California (MA, 1970, PhD 1971, in Social Psychology). She taught at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California, from 1971 to 1992, where her research was focussed on issues of family dynamics and childhood trauma.
Cameron began writing poetry at the age of seven; her first anthology of poetry was published at age ten. Dissatisfied with the...
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