Jessie Stickgold-Sarah is a Lecturer II in Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication. She enjoys systems and interdisciplinary investigation. She teaches communication in the departments of EECS, AeroAstro, and BE, as well as first-year composition. Her research examines how communication and disciplinary reasoning & knowledge are intertwined. Previously, she worked as a network engineer in Silicon Valley research labs, and her dissertation studied the use of genetic language in fiction. Outside of work, Jessie enjoys plants, TV, hiking with her perfect dog Jolene (pictured), and at least one board game.