Amanda J. Brockman
Amanda Brockman graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2009 with a B.A. in Spanish (highest distinction), a minor in sociology, and certificates in secondary education (B.S. equivalent) and English as a second language education. Prior to beginning graduate studies at Vanderbilt, she worked in K-12 education for six years as a high school Spanish teacher and school librarian. Her research centers on analyzing hidden gender inequalities within multiple levels of the social structure. Her M.A. paper, for example, analyzed the gendered components of literary works read in ninth-grade English classes across the United States.