Amelia's research focuses on organizations and medicine. Her research interests include organizational sociology, institutional theory, medical sociology, and health policy. Amelia’s current research focuses on communication among maternal care providers and medical decision-making in the context of hospital-based childbirth. She received her M.A. in Sociology from Indiana University in 2016, her M.A. in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University in 2014, and her B.A. in Sociology from Penn State University in 2012.