Amanda Vickery | Women's & Gender Studies

Amanda Vickery

Associate Professor of Social Studies/Anti-Racist Education, Teacher Education and Administration
Matthews Hall 204B

Amanda E. Vickery is an Associate Professor of Social Studies Education and Anti-Racist Education at UNT. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in social studies methods. Dr. Vickery's research focuses on how Black women teachers utilize experiential and community knowledge to reconceptualize the construct of citizenship. Additionally, she explores Black women as critical citizens within the U.S. civic narrative. Her scholarship has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Theory and Research in Social Education, Urban Education, Race, Ethnicity and Education, Curriculum Inquiry, Journal of Social Studies Research, Multicultural Perspectives, Gender and Education, The High School Journal, Social Studies Research and Practice, and The International Journal of Multicultural Education. Dr. Vickery is active in the social studies community serving on the Executive Board of the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS). In 2019 she was awarded the CUFA Early Career Award in recognition of her scholarship, teaching, and service to the field of social studies. Dr. Vickery is a former middle school social studies teacher.

"The most important learning I do at this age in my life is learning from young people." -Angela Davis

Research interests: Social Studies Education, Citizenship, Black feminism, intersectionality, African American history