Carrie Schuettpelz is a faculty lecturer in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of Iowa. Prior to coming to Iowa, she was a homelessness policy advisor in the Obama Administration, where she worked from 2009-2016. She received her BA from the University of Iowa, and holds a Master of Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, as well as a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She was a Fulbright Scholar in 2006, which was awarded by the U.S. Department of State to study the East-West divide of the European Union in Copenhagen, Denmark. Carrie’s ongoing projects involve experiential learning, public policy curriculum, and student internship success. She is also at work on a novel.