Graduate Group Coordinator
Animal Behavior Graduate Group | Plant Biology Graduate Group
Amanda Turner was born and raised in Chico, California. She attended CSU, Chico and earned a Bachelor's Degree in English education with dual minors in Spanish and linguistics. As an undergraduate, she studied British literature, post-colonial global cultures and Shakespearean theatre abroad in England. Post-graduation, she joined CSU, Chico in the Office of Student Life and Leadership where she was an assistant program coordinator. In 2016, Amanda earned a Master's Degree in English with an option in language and literacy, and graduated with academic distinction. In 2017, Amanda moved into CSU, Chico’s Academic Advising Programs as the public contact and operations coordinator. She joined the College of Biological Sciences in 2021 as the graduate program coordinator for the Animal Behavior and Plant Biology graduate groups. She lives in Sacramento with her two children.