Professional Bio

Education:
  • M.A., English & Center for the Book, University of Iowa, 2005
  • M.L.S., Information & Library Studies, University of Buffalo, 2002
  • B.A., English, University of Buffalo, 2000

Amy has worked in many different types of libraries, including museum, digital archive, public and academic libraries. Most recently Amy has worked in systems librarianship within the private sector with integrated library system (ILS) providers. She joined Regis in 2016 as the ILS and E-Resource librarian. Her research interests include library history, the history of the book and printing, as well as 19th and 20th century American literature.

Research & Scholarship

Hezel, A. Fellowship: Dickinson House Family Writers’ Residency. July 2016. Deinze, Belgium.

Select publications:

Hezel, Amy. Book Review: Made Flesh: Sacrament and Poetics in Post Reformation England, written by Kimberly Johnson, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. Society for the History of Authorship Reading and Publishing (SHARP) News. August 2017. http://www.sharpweb.org/sharpnews/2017/08/28/kimberly-johnson-made-flesh-sacrament-and-poetics-in-post-reformation-england/

Hezel, Amy. Book Review: Metamedia: American Book Fictions and Literary Print Culture After Digitization, written by Alexander Starre, University of Iowa Press, 2015. Society for the History of Authorship Reading and Publishing (SHARP) News. August 2017. http://www.sharpweb.org/sharpnews/2017/08/10/alexander-starre-metamedia-american-book-fictions-and-literary-print-culture-after-digitization/

Hezel, Amy. Database Review: Magazines, Travel and Middlebrow Culture in Canada: 1925-1960. Society for the History of Authorship Reading and Publishing (SHARP) News. July 2017. http://www.sharpweb.org/sharpnews/2017/07/07/magazines-travel-and-middlebrow-culture-in-canada-1925-1960/

Hezel, Amy. Book Review: Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing, written by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. Society for the History of Authorship Reading and Publishing (SHARP) News. January 2017. http://www.sharpweb.org/sharpnews/2017/01/07/matthew-g-kirschenbaum-track-changes-a-literary-history-of-word-processing/

Select presentations:

Hezel, Amy. Poster Session: Can Your Library Benefit from BIBFRAME? Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), Denver, CO. November 11, 2017.

Hezel, Amy. Paper Presentation: Destiny and Discovery: Early American Puritan Self-Identity in Kerouac's On the Road. Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA), San Diego, CA. March 2, 2017.

Hezel, A. Paper Presentation: The Tenacious Life of Language: Gesture, Speech, and Writing in the Works of Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, March 25, 2016, New Orleans, LA.

Hezel, A. Paper Presentation: ‘How to Talk Religion’: Testimony and ‘The Affidavit’ in Moby-Dick. Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) 22nd Annual Conference: Religions of the Book, September 20, 2014, Antwerp, Belgium.

Hezel, A. Paper Presentation: Charles Green and the Carnegie Library in Oakland, California. Library History Seminar XII: Libraries in the History of Print Culture, September 12, 2010, Madison, WI.

Subject Specialty

Philosophy