Deb Dimond Young is a PhD candidate in rhetoric and professional communication and teaches first-year integrated communication and writing at the University of Northern Iowa. She received her BA in Public Relations from Drake University and her MA in English from the University of Northern Iowa. Deb’s research interests include composition pedagogy, community-engaged writing, and feminist rhetoric. You can find her recent work in Composition Studies and Reflections. Deb also has a nerdy interest in the pedagogical possibilities of fandom podcasts and an abiding love of really old cookbooks.