A woman with dyed pink hair, black rimmed glasses wearing a scarf stadning outside

Amber Pearson

Assistant Professor

UTA Program Co-Coordinator

Harris Hall, Room 5117

Office hours: Wednesday, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. (in-person); Thursday, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (Zoom)


American Poetry

Speculative Fiction

Video Games


Amber Pearson began teaching in Focused Inquiry in 2013. Dr. Pearson is currently serving as the UTA Program Co-Coordinator (2018-2024) and teaches multipe sections of Focused Inquiry courses. She studies ecocriticism and applies it to the three textual genres she resonates with the most: American poetry, speculative fiction and video games. Outside the classroom, she likes to work with fiber/textiles and go hiking.


  • Ph.D.- English Literature, Florida State University
  • M.F.A.- Poetry, Florida State University
  • B.A.- English/Creative Writing and Philosophy, Concordia College


  • UNIV 111
  • UNIV112
  • UNIV 250