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Amanda Rogus (She/Her/Hers)

PhD in Theatre History and Criticism
Amanda Rogus

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(412) 527-8887
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BA, Theatre and English, Wittenberg University, 2017
MLitt, Shakespeare & Performance, Mary Baldwin University, 2019
MS, Educational Psychology, Capella University, 2021
MFA, Dramaturgy/Acting Concentration, Mary Baldwin University, 2021
Trauma-Informed Educator, OVSJG Trauma Training Institute D.C., 2019
Community Arts for Healing & Social Justice Certificate, USC School of Dramatic Arts, 2021

Amanda Marie Rogus is a rising third year PhD student who is also a graduate candidate of the Textual and Digital Studies Certificate Program at UW. Amanda Marie is the leader of the Shakespeare and Early Modern Textual Studies Graduate Research Cluster for the Simpson Center of Humanities Research Cluster Grant for the 2023-2024 Academic School Year. Amanda Marie serves as the Vice President for the ASTR Graduate Student Caucus and is currently on the ballot running for President for next year. Amanda Marie’s research and work has also earned her accolades at conferences around the country including earning the Best in Section Award at CEA in 2019 for her textual studies work with Romeo and Juliet, publication in the CEA Critic, and presentations and research discussions at the Wooden O Conference, Blackfriars Conference, ASTR, MATC, SAMLA, ATC, RGRS, and CEA.

Amanda Marie’s research has also been published multiple times in the US English Education Review, Journal of Psychology Research, and Spectrum. Amanda Marie was the 2021 winner of the William T. Buice III Scholarship through the UVA’s Rare Book School where she used her fully funded grant to study textual history and bibliography. In addition to her work at RBS, Amanda Marie has studied paleography and pedagogy at the Folger Shakespeare Library at their prestigious scholarly programs. Additionally, Amanda Marie also holds an MS in Educational Psychology from Capella University where she focused on learning to teach students who have coped with trauma due to domestic violence or sexual assault. She received her Trauma Informed Educator Certification through the OVSJG Trauma Training Institute in 2019 and in the fall of 2020 she received a certificate in Community Arts Healing and Social Justice from the USC School of Dramatic Arts. Next summer Amanda Marie looks forward to attending Prague Shakespeare Company’s Advanced Dramaturgy Fellowship Program.

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Courses Taught

Additional Courses

Mary Baldwin University (Staunton, VA)

ENGL 102: Academic Writing (SPRING 2021)

ENGL 102: Academic Writing (AUTUMN 2020)

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Professional Affiliations: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC), Theatre Communications Group (TCG), Shakespeare Association of America (SAA), Equity Membership Candidate (EMC), LeadersNow International, National Society for Leadership & Success, Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement, & Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Alumnus

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