Amy is associate dean for faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As an associate dean, Amy is responsible for faculty recruitment, hiring, reappointment, promotion and tenure, and merit reviews. From 2005-08 she served as associate dean for academic programs where she oversaw curriculum, faculty development, general education, and program assessment.
In addition to having authored two books, Making Teaching and Learning Visible: Course Portfolios and the Peer Review of Teaching and Inquiry into the College Classroom: A Journey Toward Scholarly Teaching, Amy and Paul co-coordinate the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Peer Review of Teaching Project, a program to help faculty capture and document the intellectual work of their teaching. In 2005, this project was one of three faculty development programs nationwide to receive a TIAA-CREF Hesburgh Award Certificate for Excellence in recognition of an exceptional faculty development program designed to enhance undergraduate student achievement.