A memory submitted by Shanna Caughey, Class of 2001

Dr. Trysh Travis (English) was not only an incredible mentor and advisor — she also taught me to write, and how to think in new ways. I firmly believe that I would have never become a successful book editor without her influence and guidance throughout my four years in undergrad. Her wit, humor, and heart challenged us to engage the coursework and each other with thoughtful academic rigor.

I am deeply grateful for her leadership, pedagogical prowess, and passion for spurring vibrant discourse.