Natasha Strother studied American Literature at the University of California at Merced and continued her studies at Loyola University Chicago to earn her M.A. in English. Her main focuses are Queer theory and working with students to establish their writing processes. Strother is interested in the development and support of student literacy, and approaches her writing courses as an opportunity to investigate the role of intersectionality, race and privilege in education. At Elmhurst University, she teaches introductory courses in First Year composition.