Faculty Directory

Amalia Corina
Amalia Corina Jiva
Associate Teaching Professor
Office 407C
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4073
Email Amalia.Jiva@sjtu.edu.cn


Ph.D. Comparative Literature and Religious Studies, Boston University, Boston MA
M.A. Applied Linguistics, Boston University, Boston, MA
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

Work Experience

  • Fulbright Scholarship Committee Member and Consultant, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • Assistant Director, Writing Resources, Academic Resource Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • Graduate Writing Fellow, Educational Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • Language Resource Specialist, Language-Related Services, Suffolk University, Boston, MA


  • Writer’s Craft, Experimental College, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • From Gilgamesh to the Qu’ran, Integrated Studies, Suffolk University, Boston, MA
  • Academic Writing, American Councils for International Education, Kotor, Montenegro
  • Composition, Center for International Education, Salem State College, Salem, MA

Conference Presentations

1.  American Academy of Religion Meeting, Atlanta, GA
Between Fear of Reification and Gratitude for Revelation: Augustine’s Linguistics of Incarnation
2.  Leuven University, Leuven, Belgium
Word Become Flesh: Apophasis and Augustine’s Linguistic Theory


  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Tunis, Tunisia

Professional Presentations

Tufts University, Medford, MA

  • Graduate Institute for Teaching: Designing Writing Assignments; Grading Writing Assignments
  • Writing the Law-school Personal Statement
  • Documenting Research

Professional Workshops

  • Confucian Studies Summer Institute, Beijing, P.R.C
  • Cognitive linguistics workshop on conceptual blending applications,  Berkeley, CA
  • Writing Center Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI