Amanda Boczar

Position: 
Graduate Student Representative
Academic Organization: 
U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Amanda Boczar is a Dissertation Year Fellow at the University of Kentucky. She specializes in the intersections of U.S. in the World with war, culture, gender, sexuality, and memory. Her dissertation examines how Amercan GI sexual encounters with civilian women during the Vietnam War challenged the U.S.-South Vietnamese alliance and altered how each side fought and remembered the war. She has two forthcoming publications including an article in the Journal of American-East Asian Relations and a chapter on rape, prostitution, and popular memory in Vietnam War films in the forthcoming book Selling Sex on Screen to be published by Rowman and Littlefield. Her doctoral research in the U.S., Vietnam, France, and England has been supported by SHAFR as well as the Graduate School and Department of History at the University of Kentucky