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Amanda Leigh Passmore-Ott

Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Faculty Advisor, Rince na Leon

10 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • FALL 2018
  • Drop-in office hours:
  • Tuesdays 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
  • Thursdays 1:45-2:30 PM
  • I am not on campus MWF, or on weekends. If the listed drop-in office hours do not work for you, please email me and we'll try to find an alternative time on either Tuesday or Thursday to meet.

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  1. M.F.A. in Writing: Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2004
  2. B.A. in English/Creative Writing: Penn State Altoona, 2001
  3. Please see the listed CV for pedagogical education.

Professional Bio

Amanda has taught English for Penn State since 2004, first at PSU Altoona and then for University Park, World Campus, and Continuing Education. Classes taught include: Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric and Composition & Freshman Seminar: Censorship in America, Writing in the Social Sciences, Intro to Creative Writing, Intro to Article Writing, and Intro to J.R.R Tolkien. Amanda is a poet, nature writer, and plays fiddle in the Celtic rock band, Full Kilt. She is also faculty adviser for the PSU Irish Dance group, Rince na Leon.