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Amanda Hodges

Associate Professor of English

Office: McClurg 108

Office Phone: 803-321-3318



Ph.D., The University of Georgia

M.A.T., Agnes Scott College

B.A., Agnes Scott College


Born and raised near Atlanta, Georgia, Amanda Hodges has been at Newberry College since 2011. After teaching high school English for a number of years, Hodges earned her Ph.D. in English Education at the University of Georgia, where her dissertation examined discourses of fanfiction and identity by combining pop culture studies and writing pedagogies.


She has been published in The English Journal and The Journal of Transformative Works and Cultures and regularly contributes to the National Council of Teachers of English’s Teaching and Learning Forum; Hodges has presented at regional, national, and international conferences. Some of her recent course topics have included space fantasy, magic and mayhem, love and the literary narrator, and steampunk fiction.


Hodges also enjoys travel, photography, and all things fantasy and sci-fi. She lives in Newberry and enjoys being close to the campus and part of a close-knit community.