Molly Riddell is a second-year MA student in the RCPC program. Molly completed her undergraduate work in the Honors College of the University of North Texas where she earned Bachelor's degrees in Spanish and English with a Creative Writing concentration. At Iowa State, her research focuses on the suasory power of internet memes, combining political and rhetorical theory to investigate the sociopolitical implications of digital rhetorics. During the 2021 - 2022 school year, Molly will serve as the MA Liaison for Phorum, a group that evaluates, organizes, implements, and develops services that meet graduate students’ professional and academic needs. In her free time, Molly loves hiking, fishing, spending time with her dog, and all things outdoors.