Laura Rutter Strickling
Laura Rutter Strickling received her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and a Master’s in Intercultural Communication and PhD in Sociocultural Linguistics from the University of Maryland. She also completed a two-year post-doctoral position in Urban Education in Baltimore City. She has written numerous articles about language, culture, and education. In her free time, she rides bikes with her husband throughout the city of Baltimore.
Laura is the author of On Fire in Baltimore: Black Mormon Women and Conversion in a Raging City.