Amanda Grzyb, Ph. D. is assistant dean of Undergraduate Programs and assistant professor of Information and Media Studies at Western University, where she teaches courses about homelessness, Holocaust & comparative genocide studies, social movements, and media & the public interest.
Amanda has published several articles about the representation of homelessness in North American culture, film, literature, and media, as well as several book chapters about media and genocide. She is the editor of The World and Darfur: International Response to Crimes against Humanity in Western Sudan (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009). She is currently co-editing (with Sam Totten) a volume entitled The Nuba Mountain Crises: Genocide by Attrition and the Problem of Impunity, and co-editing (with Victoria Khiterer) Visualizing the Holocaust: The Representation of Genocide in Film and Photography.
Amanda's other research projects explore the changing landscape of Holocaust memorialization and pedagogy in post-Communist Poland, as well as processes of genocide memorialization in Rwanda. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Duke University.