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. Originally from Eugene, Amy’s background in publishing includes working as a Web Producer at Hearst Magazines. She is the 2022 recipient of the UO Senate Leadership and Service Award for Officers of Administration.
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