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.