Cassie Hemstrom is a Lecturer in the University Writing Program at UC Davis. She teaches a variety of lower and upper division composition courses including Expository Writing, Writing for Business and Writing in the Health Sciences. She earned her Doctorate in Literature at the University of Nevada, Reno. She also holds a Master's in Literature from Boise State University and a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe. Cassie's interdisciplinary research focuses on intersections of composition pedagogy, identity theory, and information literacy. Cassie is also the Professional Writing Minor Internship Coordinator and helps students pursuing the minor find and complete internships that will prepare them to do the types of professional writing, researching, editing, and digital composition that they will encounter in their careers.