Pam is a first year PhD student in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program. She is from Nepal. She is a Fall 2021 recipient of the Freda Huncke Teaching Fellowship in the English Department. She graduated with an MS degree in Communication Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is interested to learn more about the interrelationship between language and communication. Hence, she wants to specialize in rhetoric. Her research interests include rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, speech act theory, and social identity theory.