Victoria (Torie) Burns

20th century American literature, memoir, food studies
Research Interests: 
20th century American literature

Torie Burns is a PhD candidate studying American literature from 1900 to the present. Her interests include memoirs, trauma, memory, and food studies. Prior to attending Iowa's program, she earned a BA in English and Psychology at Duke University and worked at Vanderbilt University's business school. Torie currently teaches a food-focused Rhetoric course and previously worked as a TA for Foundations of the English Major.