Assistant Dean for Curriculum; Senior Lecturer, Writing Program
Amy Becker is the Assistant Dean for Curriculum and a Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program at NYU Shanghai. As Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Amy oversees the development and implementation of courses, the core curriculum, and assessment for Middle States accreditation. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was a lecturer in the NYU Expository Writing Program and a Critical Thinking and Writing instructor for NYU Abu Dhabi's Summer Academy. In addition to her work in New York City and Abu Dhabi, she has led workshops in journalism at the NYU Ghana academic center and on behalf of NYU in Russia. She holds an EdD from New York University.
EdD, Leadership and Innovation New York University
MA, Journalism New York University
Transnational Higher Education
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching
First-year writing curriculum
Writing centers and peer tutoring
Writing program administration
Global Perspectives on Culture – Workshop
Global Perspectives on Society – Writing Workshop
Perspectives on the Humanities: The Truth is Out There?