Cara Marta Messina
Cara Marta Messina [she/her] is a fifth year doctoral candidate focusing on Writing and Rhetoric in Northeastern University’s English Department. She is currently finishing her digital dissertation titled "The Critical Fan Toolkit: Fanfiction Genres, Ideologies, and Pedagogies."
Outside of her work, Cara watches a bit too much Sailor Moon and brings her pup, Efi, everywhere. Her hobbies revolve around reading, gaming, falling into coding holes, boxing, and imagining that she will someday make her own cosplays. She loves her friends dearly and believes professional and academic settings should celebrate friendships and kinships.