Jessie Lynn Richards
Jessie Lynn Richards ('04 English) teaches writing, communication and rhetoric at the University of Utah and Westminster College in Salt Lake City. She's a CHaSS Aggie, having earned a bachelor's in Engish with an emphasis on technical and professional writing in 2004.
Richards also directs a nonprofit foundation, Fight Against Domestic Violence. FADV seeks to provide education, awareness, as well as outreach and financial resources to domestic violence victims and their communities.
Richards earned a Ph.D. in communication and writing studies from the U of U, as well as a master's degree in rhetoric and writing studies from San Diego State University. Her research investigates the intersection of memory, trauma and identity in the context of war. She also runs a corporate communication consulting business, Intercom Strategies.