Prior to joining the UO, Amy Boutell managed the Writing, ESL, and Foreign Language academic support programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she hired, trained, and supervised a staff of tutors and developed a co-curricular creative writing program. At UCSB, Amy served on university-wide committees, including the International Student Task Force and the Dream Scholars Resource Team, and received an Ally Award from the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity. A native of Eugene, Amy’s background in publishing includes working as a Web Producer at Hearst Magazines.
Master’s of Fine Arts in Writing, Michener Center for Writers, University of Texas at Austin. James A. Michener Fellow.
Bachelor’s Degree in English and Writing, Barnard College, Columbia University. Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, departmental honors.
Gevirtz School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
Certificate of Fellowship. Teacher-Consultant of the South Coast Writing Project.
Student Affairs Foundations, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California