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Amanda Ellis

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Amanda Ellis specializes in Mexican American Literature and Culture, American Literature, and Ethnic Studies. She earned both her Ph.D. and M.A. in English Literature from Rice University and also earned an M.A. in Ethnic Studies from San Francisco State University.


  • Ph.D., English, Rice University
  • M.A., English, Rice University
  • M.A., Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University
  • B.S., Psychology, Barry University

Research Interests

Mexican American Literature, American Literature, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Chicana Feminism, Trauma Studies, Medical Humanities.