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Amy DePaul
Biography
Amy DePaul is an award-winning writer whose articles have appeared on
numerous websites and in major metropolitan newspapers, including the
Washington Post and others.

In 2011, her reporting on a teacher accused of violating a studentís First
Amendment rights won a special citation from the Education Writers
Association, and she received a print media award for coverage of federal
social policy from the Council on Contemporary Families in 2008.

She recently began writing about public health issues in Orange County
for Voiceofoc.org and is starting a website devoted to interviews and
interviewing (InterviewNerd.com).

She has a bachelorís degree in journalism from Boston University and a
masterís degree in English literature from UCI. She has taught Reporting
for Literary Journalism, a required course for all LJ majors at UCI, since
2004. She also teaches at California State University Fullerton and was
an adjunct professor at Miami University of Ohio