Additional Positions at AU
PhD Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; MLIS, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; BS Science, Technology & Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology
Amanda is the business librarian at American University, supporting the research needs of the faculty and students in the Kogod School of Business. In 2016, she earned her PhD in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied the cultural adaptation of international students to higher education in the United States. Amanda’s dissertation explored these students’ perceptions of research, writing, and academic integrity. Prior to entering the doctoral program, she was the Coordinator of Instruction at the American University in Cairo (AUC). At AUC, Amanda served as the library liaison to the management and accounting departments in the School of Business.
Amanda’s research interests include the globalization of higher education, academic integrity, information literacy, and international librarianship. She recently edited a collected volume about library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa, which included work by authors all over the world. In addition, Amanda recently completed a systematic review of the LIS literature on international students.