Amy Siegesmund

Professor of Biology


Amy Siegesmund

Status:On Leave

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  • Ph.D., Microbiology, Washington State University, 2003
  • B.A. with Honors, Biology, Alverno College, 1996

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Student Metacognition and Learning
  • Self-Regulated Learning

Selected Articles

  • Siegesmund, Amy. "Increasing Student Metacognition and Learning through Classroom-Based Learning Communities and Self-Assessment." American Society for Microbiology Vol. 17, 2016: 204-214.
  • Siegesmund, Amy. "Teaching Epidemiology and Principles of Infectious Disease using Popular Media and the case of Typhoid Mary." Course Source Vol. 3, 2016: 1-4.


  • American Society for Microbiology Carski Award for Undergraduate Education 2023
  • Pacific Lutheran University Diversity Center Spirit of Diversity Award in Mentoring 2020
  • 2019-2020 Faculty Excellence Award in Service, PLU
  • 2014-2015 Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, PLU
July 25, 2023 American Society for Microbiology, Teaching Tips from 2023 Carski Awardee, Amy Siegesmund, View