Amy Doherty Mohr grew up in New England and earned her PhD in English from Tufts University. She teaches courses in American literature at LMU Munich. Before moving to Munich, she was a lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Along with editing academic writing, she has published essays in scholarly journals in Europe and the US, including The European Journal of American Studies and The Southern Quarterly. She joined the editorial team at the Rachel Carson Center in October 2022.