Amanda Corso

Amanda Corso

Graduate Research Assistant

Amanda R. Corso (she/her) is a PhD student in the Higher Education Program specializing in Critical Perspective in International Education. Currently serving as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Higher Education program, Amanda also has worked as a Teaching Assistant for HE 705: Access and Social Justice.  She engages in various activities across campus as a collaborator on the Anti-Racist and Decolonizing Research (ARDR) Collaborative Planning Committee, VP of Community Support for the PhD of Education Student Organization (PESO) and serves on the CHSS Inclusive Excellence Advisory Council. 

Grants and Fellowships

Doctoral Study Fellowship, 2023

Doctoral Study Fellowship, 2022

Presidential Scholarship, 2022


MA, Higher Education (2022), University of Denver

BA, Korean Language & Literature and Global Cultures (2017), University of California, Irvine

Recent Presentations

Yao, C., George Mwangi, C.A., Corso, A., & Harshe, G. (2023, Nov.15-18). Balancing compliance and student support: The multiple roles of international educators in the U.S. [Paper presentation]. ASHE 2023 Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.

George Mwangi, C.A., Yao, C., Harshe, G., & Corso, A. (2023, Feb. 14-22). It’s just too much: Narratives of international educators navigating COVID-19 [Paper presentation]. CIES 2023 Conference. Washington, D.C., United States.