Torie Burns

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Andrew W. Mellon Digital Bridges Project Management and Research Fellow
University of Iowa

Torie Burns is our Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry Graduate Fellow, assisting with the generous grant provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project is a collaboration with Grinnell College. She is a PhD candidate studying American literature from 1900 to the present. Her interests include memoirs, food studies, and embodiment. Prior to attending Iowa's program, she earned a BA in English and Psychology at Duke University and worked at Vanderbilt University's business school. She teaches a food-focused Rhetoric course and previously worked as a TA for Foundations of the English Major.