Amy Dellinger Page, Ph.D.

Dr. Amy Dellinger Page joined the faculty of Appalachian State in 2004.  During her tenure, she has served as Undergraduate Programs Director, Internship Supervisor, and Department Chair.  She was a member of the inaugural Interpersonal Violence Task Force and later as a member and co-chair of the Interpersonal Violence Council.  Her research interests involve attitudes about women and rape, pornography and its role in promoting rape culture, prevention programming related to interpersonal violence, sex offender policy, and masculinity and its relationship to violence.  She recently began a new research project documenting the experiences and work of end-of-life doulas.  Dr. Page also works with OASIS, the local domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center, the Office of Title IX Compliance, and serves as Executive Director of Appalachian Senior Programs

Courses Taught

  • The Sociological Perspective
  • Social Problems in American Society
  • Constructions of Gender
  • Criminology
  • Sexual Violence
  • Constructing Bodies and Sexualities

Research Interests

  • Attitudes toward Sexual and Interpersonal Violence
  • Sexual Offenders and Policy
  • Gender Inequality

Recent Publications

Under Review  Page, Amy Dellinger and Husain, Jonelle H.  2021.  End-of-Life Doulas: Documenting their Backgrounds and Experiences.  Revise and Resubmit at Omega: Journal of Death and Dying.

Under Review   Imoh, Amaka, Martz, Denise, Page, Amy Dellinger, Walton, Kimmie, and O’Neil, Tara. 2020. Post #MeToo: Polyvictimization of Interpersonal Violence and Mental Health in College Women.  Under Review at the Journal of American College Health.

Page, Amy Dellinger, Davison, Elizabeth, and Dale, Jessica Pittman.  (2019) .  Say Something:  A Preliminary Assessment of a Peer-Educator Training ProgramFeminist Teacher 28 (1), 32-44. 

Martz, Denise, Jameson, John Paul, and Page, Amy Dellinger.  2016.  Psychological Health and Academic Success in Rural Appalachian Adolescents Exposed to Physical and Sexual Interpersonal Violence.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Page, Amy Dellinger and Peacock, James R. 2013. Negotiating Identities in a Heteronormative Context. Journal of Homosexuality 60, 639-654.

Page, Amy Dellinger, Hill, Julie Sprinkle, and Gilbert, Griff. 2012. False Security: North Carolina Sexual Offenders' Perceptions of Residence Restrictions. Journal of Forensic Social Work  2 (2-3), 108-121.

Page, Amy Dellinger, Hill, Julie Sprinkle, and Gilbert, Griff. 2012. North Carolina Sexual Offender Legislation: Policy Placebo? Journal of Offender Rehabilitation  51 (3), 115-134.

Lippard, Cameron and Page, Amy Dellinger. 2011. Driving While Non-White: An Exploratory Study of North Carolina Traffic Stops. Sociation Today 9 (2).

Page, Amy Dellinger. 2010. True Colors: Police Officers and Rape Myth Acceptance. Feminist Criminology 5 (4), 1-20.

Works in Progress

Page, Amy Dellinger and Husain, Jonelle.  Dying a ‘Good’ Death.  Data collection complete.

Page, Amy Dellinger and Husain, Jonelle.  Reflections on Death: Highlighting the Voices of End-of-Life Doulas.  Data collection complete.

 Page, Amy Dellinger and Nash, Bradley.    Revisiting Police Officers’ Attitudes and Culture.



Invited Featured Guest with Jonelle Husain for AppTV’s Religion in Life.  Season 13, Episode 7. April 29, 2021.

Invited Featured Guest with Jonelle Husain for AppTV’s Religion in Life. Season 13, Episode 6.  April 9, 2021.

Invited Featured Panelist for National Public Radio’s 1A.  “Boys to Men: Masculinity and the Next Mass Shooting”.  February 28, 2018.

Title: Professor , Undergraduate Programs Director
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2201

Office address
228C Chapell Wilson Hall


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