Amanda Gulla
Professor and Coordinator, Graduate Program in English Education
Middle & High School Education


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Amanda Nicole Gulla is a Professor of English Education at Lehman College, and Coordinator of the English Education program. Her teaching and scholarship are both intimately connected to her work as a poet, as she brings aesthetic education and ekphrastic poetry into the English Language Arts classroom. She serves as Chair of the Arts and Inquiry in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and as a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Maxine Greene Institute. Amanda has written and presented extensively about the need to foster creativity and imagination in contemporary education. She is co-author of the book Inquiry-Based Learning Through the Creative Arts for Teachers and Teacher Educators (Gulla & Sherman, 2020) and author of the poetry collection, A Banner Year for Apples (Gulla, 2010).

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