Areas of Professional Study and Interest
Amanda Wallace was raised in Alaska, resided in Northland, New Zealand for 11 years, and has lived in Hawaii for 20 years.
She has a B.A. in TESOL from Brigham Young University–Hawaii, an MA in TESL from Hawaii Pacific University, and additional university credits in theater, languages, education, and music from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was a lecturer in theater at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and taught languages, performing arts and drama, English, and music in New Zealand public schools and community education programs.
Amanda served previously as the Book Review Editor for the TESL Reporter. She also worked for several years as an international editor for the Church’s Ensign magazine and has contributed articles to the Church News.
Currently, she is an associate professor in the ELT Department at BYUH and also coordinates and supervises the EIL tutors and teaching assistants and the tutors’ internationally-recognized certification program.