Jo Anna has lived in and loved Albuquerque since 1994. She's married to her husband, Robert, and is mom to Ava (2010), Iris (2012), Henry (2018), and three fur babies. A PhD student in Rhetoric and Writing, Jo Anna's research focus is on digital literacy of rural area students enrolled in first year composition courses. As part of her research and her job, she is honored to serve as a Core Writing instructor at UNM and an adjunct English instructor at CNM. Outside of teaching, writing, and momming, Jo Anna enjoys baking specialty cakes and trying her hand at cooking dishes from around the world.