Cindy Tekobbe is an Assistant Professor in Critical Feminist Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). She is dual appointed in Gender and Women’s Studies (GWS) and Communication. Her work investigates the digital lives, identities, and activism practices of traditionally underserved and erased peoples and communities. She has publications in Present Tense, Enculturation, the Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics, First Monday, and Information, Communication & Society.  Her book, forthcoming from the University Press of Colorado, is Indigenous Voices in Digital Spaces. She is a co-chair of the American Indian Caucus of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (4Cs) and for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). She is an ICQCM Scholar, a Public Voices Fellow of the OpEd Project 2023-2024, and an Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Fellow 2024-2025.  Prior to arriving at UIC, Cindy researched and taught in the Composition, Rhetoric and English Studies (CRES) program at the University of Alabama. She is a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.