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Amanda Masterpaul

Lecturer, Women's and Gender Studies

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"I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.”― Audre Lorde


Amanda Masterpaul is a Lecturer in the Women's & Gender Studies program. She is a participatory theatre artist, activist, and educator dedicated to weaving social justice and critical consciousness into the everyday experience. As a teacher, Amanda is committed to radical pedagogy, intersectional feminism, and civic artistry. Throughout her career, she has organized alongside various community-centered collectives and social justice efforts in areas such as gender equity, anti-violence, LGBTQ+ia equality, housing insecurity, and systemic racism. Amanda is energized by meaningful and dynamic experiences, where community is centered. Her passion is to nurture processes where people cultivate their creative power by reimagining experiences of injustice and moving them towards collective liberation. 



M.A. Social Justice and Community Organizing, Prescott College

Graduate Certificate in Women’s & Gender Studies, University of South Carolina

B.A., in Theatre with emphasis in Directing, University of South Carolina


Teaching Areas

Feminist Activism 

Theatre of the Oppressed

Arts, Activism, & Justice

Gender & Pop Culture


Civic Artistry & Social Practice 

Grassroots Activism & Organizing

Feminist Pedagogy