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Amanda Choutka

Professorial Lecturer Department of Literature

Additional Positions at AU

Amanda Choutka has a M.F.A. in Creative Writing from American University and a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Dickinson College. She is working on a collection of nonfiction essays about family and autism.
Amanda Choutka's teaching and research interests include the rhetoric of community engagement and activism, research literacy, first generation college students, service-learning, community-based learning and research, and social media activism. She is also an active member of the Community-Based Learning Faculty Advisory Committee and Community-Based Research Scholars Advisory Committee.


B.A. in English, M.F.A. in Creative Writing

Favorite Spot on Campus
3rd floor of the AU Library, Center for Community Engagement and Service (MGC 273)
CAS - Literature
Battelle Tompkins - T47
MTH: 11:15-12:45pm and by appointment
Contact Info
(202) 885-3618 (Office)

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For the Media
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  • Summer 2017