Dr. Karrin Vasby Anderson is Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University, where she teaches courses in rhetoric, political communication, and gender and communication. She also has taught the undergraduate course Communication and Human Trafficking. Dr. Anderson has published three books that examine gender and political leadership. She is the current editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech and has published articles in scholarly journals such as Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Women’s Studies in Communication, Communication Quarterly, and White House Studies. She blogs regularly and is consulted as a political communication expert by local, national, and international media outlets.