Amy Goudge holds a BA in English and Art History from Queen's University. While completing her degree, she served as a contributing writer at XPACE Cultural Centre. Amy completed an internship at the Neighbourhood Arts Network, where she developed her understanding of community arts and administration. She has also worked as a teaching assistant at Art City St Jamestown. Amy was keen to join Ryerson’s Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre to gain professional research experience and exposure to processes of academic administration. At the MLC Research Centre, Amy provided administrative research support under the supervision of Dr. Irene Gammel. Amy's long-term goals include admission to a graduate program in Arts Administration or Community Arts. She eventually hopes to pursue a career that combines art, culture, and community development.