Sara Dye is a fifth-year doctoral student in English. She graduated with a B.A. in English and Humanities, with minors in Psychology and Philosophy, from the University of Mobile in Mobile, AL. At UM, Dye won the Annie Boyd Parker Weaver Award, an award in which the university faculty designates, by secret vote, the most outstanding female student of the graduating class. She has been teaching first-year writing at Baylor for four years now, and she loves having the opportunity to help students read carefully, think critically, and write effectively in a variety of contexts. During her time at Baylor, Dye has also worked in several other capacities, including as an assistant grant editor working for the OVPR and, currently, as the Assistant to the Director of First-Year Writing. Dye’s research areas are primarily in Rhetoric and Composition, particularly Religious Rhetoric and Civic Engagement.