Amy Ratelle is the editor of Animation Studies, the online peer-reviewed journal of the Society for Animation Studies (SAS). She received her PhD in Communication and Culture, a joint programme between Ryerson University and York University, and degrees in Film Studies from Ryerson University (BFA), and Carleton University (MA).
Her monograph, Animality and Children’s Literature and Film was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015. Her research areas include animation, animality studies, children’s literature and culture, and critical media studies.
She is currently an academic administrator at the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, Canada. She was previously the research coordinator for the Semaphore Research Cluster on Mobile and Pervasive Computing, at the Faculty of Information (University of Toronto).