Amanda Phillips is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Film and Media Studies at Georgetown University. She received her Ph.D. as a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow in the Department of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, with an emphasis certificate from the Department of Feminist Studies. She writes about sex, death, identity, and politics in video games, with a particular emphasis on centering the insights of queer women of color feminism in the study of technology. Her interests more broadly are in issues of racial and gender justice in and around technoculture, popular media, and the digital humanities.
Previously, she served as the IMMERSe Postdoctoral Fellow in the ModLab at the University of California, Davis. Her publications can be found in Queer Game Studies, Games and Culture, Digital Creativity, Debates in the Digital Humanities, and The Fembot Collective. She has also been involved with the #transformDH Collective’s efforts to encourage and highlight critical cultural studies work in digital humanities projects, and she currently serves as Chair of the American Studies Association’s Digital Humanities Caucus.
Amanda is a butch, mixed-race, Latinx, first-generation college graduate who is here to leverage her white-passing privilege and institutional resources for the revolution. @ her to collaborate or make trouble.
Email: amanda.phillips @ georgetown dot edu