Dr. Amy L. StapletonAmy L. Stapleton, Ph.D. is Enterprise Applications Software Development Manager at NASA and author of On Astronaut Wings.
Amy is an author of speculative fiction and a current resident of the “Rocket City”, Huntsville, Alabama. She is a computer software professional and has worked as a software programmer and Project Manager in both Germany and the United States. Her debut novel On Astronaut Wings weaves together the themes of spaceflight, personal happiness and fulfillment, and the mysteries of the universe.
Amy is currently the Manager of Application Development and Software Assurance at NASA’s Enterprise Applications Competency Center. She led the Competency Center’s transition to the use of Agile Scrum beginning in the Fall of 2006. Prior to her current role, She worked as a Technical Lead on NASA’s multi-year Integrated Financial Management Program. Before joining NASA, she was a technical consultant focused primarily on custom software development for the SAP product suite.
She earned her B.A. in English at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her M.A. in German, Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. in Germanic Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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