Anita Galindo Croasmun joined the NCSU Department of Communication in Fall, 1997. Prior to teaching for NCSU, Ms. Croasmun taught in the Management Communication Program for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Ms. Croasmun completed a Master of Arts degree in Communication at the University of South Florida, where she studied interpretive and narrative research methods and rhetoric. In addition to her work in the field of Communication, Ms. Croasmun earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from North Carolina State University and served as a research associate in a genomics lab of the NCSU Biomedical Sciences department and a Duke University Medical Center immunology research lab. Her science education and experience have broadened her research interests to include the study of feminist rhetoric in science, identity formation within science communities, and communication between laypersons, medical experts, and science communities.