Amanda Wells

Amanda Wells is the Program Assistant, Digital Safety & Free Expression at PEN America.  Her research centered on the utility and risks of social media as a political tool in refugee resistance movements. Previously, Wells worked with the International Rescue Committee, where she taught English and literacy courses to recently resettled refugees and migrants. 

Wells holds a BA in English, Spanish, and Political Science from Rutgers University and a Master of Sciences in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford.