Stacey Amo

Stacey  Amo 

PhD Student  - 20 | 21-C Literature - Food Studies  - Women's & Gender Studies

Bachelor's Degree(s): English - University of Minnesota (2008)
Master's Degree: Literature - Minnesota State University (2011)
PhD: English - Louisiana State University (expected 2017)
Graduate Minor in Women's and Gender Studies (2012)


Office:203C W. David Boyd Hall




Stacey Amo is a Ph.D. candidate in English with a graduate minor in Women's and Gender Studies. She specializes in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Anglophone literature, food studies, and gender and sexuality, and she will defend her dissertation in spring 2017. Recent awards include first-prize in the Dickens Project at LSU Essay Contest, the Roberts/Nardo Award for Excellence in Research, and the Outstanding Women’s and Gender Studies Teaching Assistant Award. 

Please see for further information about her dissertation, teaching and research, and her CV.

Areas of Interest

Postcolonial literature, esp. Caribbean and South Asian; twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature, esp. multi-ethnic and Southern; women’s literature; food studies; gender and sexuality; higher education administration and policy.