Amy Carter

Professional Assistant Professor

Amy Carter is a Professional Assistant Professor in the Department of Undergraduate Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She teaches First-Year Seminar courses in political science, history, philosophy, and music. 

Carter earned her BA in International Political Economy from Colorado College. Subsequently, she earned a MA in Political Science from Vanderbilt University and a JD from Gonzaga University School of Law. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Education from TAMU-CC. 

Carter's research interests include presidential rhetoric, public opinion, and queer theory. Her research has been published in the Journal of Political Marketing, Political Psychology, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and The Transactional Lawyer

In her spare time Carter enjoys trying new recipes, taking walks with her dog Buddy, and planning her next big travel adventure. In 2011, Carter walked El Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James), a 700 kilometer pilgrimage across Spain. She considers this to be the greatest accomplishment of her life to date.