Dr. Gossett is an assistant professor in the rhetoric and professional communication program and the human computer interaction program at Iowa State University. Her research interests include digital dissertations, open source design, digital media theory & practice, user experience design and medieval rhetoric. She is a member of the editorial review board for the journal Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, where she was also an associate editor for several years. While at ODU, Dr. Gossett co-founded and co-directed CeME, an experience design lab. Before returning to graduate school she worked in the information technology sector as a project manager, interaction designer, systems designer, Y2K integration manager, web designer/architect, and technical communicator.