Amy Lauters, Ph.D.
- Ph.D. in Mass Communication, University of Minnesota
- M.A. in Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- B.A. in Print Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Amy Mattson Lauters earned her bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, her master’s degree in mass communication from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her doctorate in mass communication, minoring in American Studies, from the University of Minnesota. A former print journalist and freelance web designer, Lauters continues to freelance occasionally and is the editor or author of three books: Navigating Visual Culture (2017), More than a Farmer’s Wife: Voices of American Farm Women 1910-1960 (2009), and The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist (2007). Lauters is internationally known as an expert on Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane.
Paulette Kilmer, Carolyn Kitch, Amy Lauters, and Jane Marcellus. “Using Theory in History.” (2018) Historiography in Mass Communication 4:5.
Amy Lauters. Navigating Visual Culture: Theoretical Perspectives on Visual Media. (2017) New York: Cognella Publishing.
Amy Mattson Lauters. “’Raise a Loud Yell’: Rose Wilder Lane, Working Writer.” in Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder, (2017) Nancy Tystad Koupal, editor. Pierre, S.D.: South Dakota Historical Society Press.