Director of Service Learning, The Urban School of San Francisco
Adjunct Faculty, University of San Francisco
Amy Argenal completed her doctorate in International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, where she also received her Masters in the same area of study. She received her second Masters in Human Rights from Mahidol University in Thailand. Her doctorate research focuses on human rights activism in Myanmar. Amy is the Director of Service Learning at an independent high school in San Francisco and through her work in that capacity has published on critical service learning and presented at various conferences on teaching race, power, and privilege. She is also an adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco teaching in the School of Education, the Masters of Migration Studies, and the Critical Diversity Studies programs. Recently she has been working with immigrant rights groups in the Bay Area in building solidarity between Central America and the Bay Area. She lives in Oakland, and loves spending time with her two young children. Amy joined the RT Board in 2018.