Amanda Bloom

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing
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Research & Practice Areas

Suppositionality in eighteenth-century literature; the history and development of the novel; new character studies


In 2016, Dr. Bloom graduated from USC with her PhD in English Literature. Her research focused on suppositional thinking and epistolarity in the eighteen-century novel. Presently, she teaches Writing 150 and Writing 340 for USC’s Writing Program. Also, she serves as Director of the Fisher Fellowship.


  • Ph.D. English Literature, University of Southern California, 6/2016
  • B.A. English, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Eighteenth-century literature and culture, fan studies, composition studies, first generation student retention

    • Merit Fellow, 2009/08/23-2016/08/09
  • Administrative Appointments

    • Director, Fisher Fellowship, 04/01/2021


    • Writing Program Professional Workshops Committee, 2020-2021
    • Writing Program Hiring Committee,

    Other Service to the University

    • Advisor, Scandinavian Student Club,
    • Advisor, Alternate Winter Break: Puerto Rico,
    • Member, Diversity Caucus ,
  • Committees

    • “Writing Program Professional Workshops Committee”, 2020-2021
    • “Writing Program Hiring Committee”, 2020-2021