Dr. Amanda Haage is a cell biologist, educator scholar, and advocate for larger cultural change in academia. She graduated with her PhD in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from Iowa State University with research excellence accolades and a graduate teaching certificate. In 2019, she started as an assistant professor in an educator scholar position at the University of North Dakota teaching a uniquely designed anatomy and physiology course that incorporates diversity and inclusion topics. Here she also started her research lab focused on microenvironmental regulation of cellular behavior, particularly neural crest and cancer cell migration. Throughout her early career she as worked in various service roles focused on open access publishing, DEI, educational reform, and making the academy generally less ivory and opaque, and more transparent for the participation of all. Since 2018, she has lead this collaboration on studying the faculty job market.
PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, 2014
Iowa State University
BA in Biology, 2010