Faculty Bio

Amanda Page

Assistant Professor of English

Office Location: Founders Hall 410
Phone Number: (814)641- 3983

Amanda Page joined the faculty at Juniata College in 2013 as an assistant professor of English. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and history in 2003 from Wellesley College, in Wellesley, Mass. She went on to earn a master's degree in English in 2005 and a doctorate in English in 2011 from the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Previously, Page worked as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of English at Marywood University, in Scranton, Pa., during the 2012-2013 academic year. Her teaching experience includes a year as a postdoctoral teaching fellow at North Carolina during the 2011-2012 academic year and working as a graduate teaching fellow at North Carolina from 2004 to 2011.


She is currently working on a book under contract with the University of South Carolina Press based on the Korean-American author Chang-rae Lee. She also contributed a chapter in the book "The Politics of Appearance: Racial Passing in U.S. Fiction, Memoir, Television and Film." She has published scholarly articles in such journals as Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and Southern Quarterly.


She has taught many English courses, including Introduction to World Literature, Contemporary American Novel, Introduction to Fiction, Writing Skills, Contemporary Fiction, Rhetoric and Composition and Contemporary Literature.


Page's professional memberships include the Modern Language Association, Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and the South Atlantic Modern Language Association.