Dr. Amanda C. Gable is a Senior Academic Professional in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  She serves as the Communications Specialist for MSE, providing written, oral, and visual communication instruction integrated within the undergraduate and graduate engineering curriculum. She received her B.A. in English from Stetson University, her M.S. Ed. from Indiana University, and her interdisciplinary Ph.D. in American literature and feminist studies from Emory University.  In her previous positions at Georgia Tech, she taught as a Brittain Fellow in the LCC department (now LMC), and also was the director of the Fellowship Communication Program. Additionally she has taught at Denison University, Agnes Scott College, and Georgia State University. 

            Dr. Gable’s novel, The Confederate General Rides North, was published by Scribner in 2009 and selected by the Georgia Center for the Book for its 2010 list of “25 Books All Georgians Should Read.”  The novel was a finalist for the Townsend Award and named by Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing as one of the best books of 2009.  Gable received the 2010 Georgia Author of the Year Award for a First Novel.  Yaddo, the Hambidge Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts have awarded her residency fellowships.  She is at work on a second novel, and her current scholarship focuses on the book trade in eighteenth-century Savannah, Georgia.

Education:

Ph.D. American Literature and Feminist Studies, Emory University, 1992

M.S. Ed., Indiana University

B.A. English, Stetson University

Staff Area:
ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL