Amy H. Sturgis is an author, speaker, and scholar of science fiction/fantasy studies and Native American studies. She has a Ph.D. in intellectual history from Vanderbilt University, serves on the scholarly board of the Tennessee Center for Policy Research and the advisory board of Mythopoeic Press, and contributes to the Hugo Award winning StarShipSofa podcast.
She is the author of four books on U.S. presidential history and Native American studies (Presidents from Washington through Monroe, Presidents from Hayes through McKinley, The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal, and Tecumseh: A Biography), five edited works on science fiction and fantasy (The Intersection of Fantasy and Native America: From H.P. Lovecraft to Leslie Marmon Silko, The Magic Ring, Past Watchful Dragons: Fantasy and Faith in the World of C.S. Lewis, The Magic Goblet, and The Magic Ring: Deluxe Illustrated Edition), and dozens of other scholarly and mainstream book chapters, articles and presentations. She publishes fiction under the name Morgan Stuart.
She has taught at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Belmont University, Vanderbilt University, and with the Institute for Human Studies. In 2006, she was honored with the Imperishable Flame Award for Achievement in Tolkien/Inklings Scholarship. She was the Keynote Speaker at PotterWatch 2011. Sturgis has completed her sixth edited book, a new and illustrated edition of The Demon of Brockenheim, or The Enchanted Ring published by Udolpho Press.
|ID||Course Name||Duration||Start Date|
|LITA 5303||The Potter Saga||12 Weeks||January 16, 2017|
|LITB 5304||Sherlock, Science and Ratiocination||12 Weeks||August 29, 2016|
|LITB 5307||The Force of Star Wars: Examining the Epic||12 Weeks||August 24, 2015|
|LITB 5306||Literary Copernicus: The Cosmic Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft||12 Weeks||May 4, 2015|
|LITB 5302||Science Fiction, Part II||12 Weeks||January 12, 2015|
|LITB 5301||Science Fiction, Part I||12 Weeks||August 25, 2014|
|LITB 5305||The Gothic Tradition||12 Weeks||January 13, 2014|
|LITB 5303||The Dystopian Tradition||12 Weeks||May 13, 2013|