Dr. Amy Dellinger Page has been a full-time resident of Boone since 2004, when she joined Appalachian State University. During her tenure, she served as Internship Supervisor, and Department Chair, and is currently the Undergraduate Programs Director. Her research and teaching interests include gender, sexual violence prevention, sex offender policy, and end-of-life doulas. She was an invited panelist on National Public Radio’s 1A to discuss the relationship between toxic masculinity and mass shootings. She is a recipient of the College of Arts and Sciences Jimmy Smith Outstanding Service Award (2013), the W.H. Plemmons Leadership Medallion (2015-2016), and the College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Engagement Award (2021).
Dr. Page serves on the Prevention Task Force of OASIS, the local domestic violence and sexual assault crisis center. She is also the Executive Director of Appalachian Senior Programs, which houses two federally funded AmeriCorps Seniors programs that assist children and the local senior population; the Foster Grandparent and the Senior Companion programs. The goal of these programs is to enhance the social-emotional and academic skills of children who need one-on-one assistance, and to provide companionship and assistance with activities of daily living for older adults who do not qualify for other services. Appalachian Senior Programs serves the five county areas of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Watauga, and Wilkes counties.