Amanda M. Rosen, Ph.D.

Associate Director Writing and Teaching Excellence Center
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Biography

Professor Rosen is the associate director of the Writing and Teaching Excellence Center at the U.S. Naval War College. A co-founder of the award-winning Active Learning in Political Science blog, she is the recipient of multiple teaching awards and is the chair of the International Studies Association’s International Education section. She specializes in the scholarship of teaching and learning, particularly on the use of games and simulations and experiential learning. Her non-pedagogical research interests include the politics of climate change, environmental security, global sexual violence and human rights of the family and marriage.

Areas of Expertise

  • Foreign Policy
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Policy

Professional Highlights

2019

Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Writing and Teaching Excellence Center

2019

Chair and Governing Council Member, International Education Section of the International Studies Association

2017

Director of International Relations, Webster University

2017

Provost Faculty Fellow, Faculty Development Center, Webster University

2017

William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching

2017

Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award, International Studies Association

2016

CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation, American Political Science Association

2015

Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor, Webster University

2013

Director of International Programs and the Global MA in International Relations, Webster University

2011

Founder, Active Learning in Political Science blog

This award-winning blog on teaching and learning in political science and related disciplines can be found at www.activelearningps.com

Education

Ph.D., the Ohio State University, 2009, Political Science

M.A., Ohio State University, 2005, Political Science

B.A., Duke University, 2002, Political and Economic Studies of Europe

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Research Contributions and Publications

“Effective Research Methods for Any Project,”
The Great Courses, 2019

“Real-world Survivor: Simulating poverty to teach human rights and sustainable development”
Human Rights in Higher Education: Institutional, Classroom, and Community Approaches to Teaching Social Justice
Lindsey Kingston, editor, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

“The Value of Simulations and Games in the Social Sciences.”
(with Nina Kollars), Journal of Political Science Education, 9(2), 2013

Awards and Decorations

William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching

Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award
International Studies Association

CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation
American Political Science Association

External Memberships and Associations

International Studies Association
Section memberships: international education, human rights

American Political Science Association
Section membership: political science education

POD Network

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