Catrina Mitchum is Interim Assistant Director of Online-Writing Program, a Career-Track Lecturer in the Department of English, and an Affiliate faculty member of Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English (RCTE). Her research interests are in retention and course design and delivery of online writing classes. She has scholarly work published in The Journal of Teaching and Learning with Technology, MediaCommons, and Enculturation, and she was awarded, with other scholars, the CCCC Research Initiative Grant in 2017-2018. In 2019, she was awarded the Professional and Technical Writing Teaching Award. She teaches first-year writing courses as well as upper level undergraduate courses in Professional and Technical Writing entirely online.