Carrie-Ann Johnson is currently a fourth year PhD student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at Iowa State University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Business Marketing and a Master of Science in American Studies. She has taught both face-to-face and online writing courses at Utah State University and Iowa State University. Her research interests include organizational communication, political communication, ludic theory, women’s and gender studies, human computer interaction, and social justice. Her research makes explicit connections between rhetoric and concerns of social justice (e.g., queer theory, gender equity, contact zones, women’s networks, etc).