Carnegie Mellon University

Amanda Katz

Amanda Katz

Graduate Program Coordinator

  • Baker Hall 240-F
  • 412-268-6854


Amanda Katz is responsible for administrative work pertaining to graduate studies as well as special projects and programs within the History Department. Special projects include promotion/tenure review, advisory board reporting, and hiring of new faculty. She manages all the paperwork involved with the graduate program and assists the business manager with financial matters. She works with the Department Head, Associate Department Head, Director of Graduate Studies, and the Business Manager to ensure that faculty and students are well-supported. In addition to this work, Amanda works alongside Victoria Donohue in managing the History Department’s communications. Amanda earned her Ph.D. in History from CMU in 2021 and was the recipient of the Goldman Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching. In addition to her administrative duties, Amanda often teaches history courses for the department at both the Pittsburgh and Doha campuses.
Department Member Since: 2014