Professor Wyatt received her PhD in English from University of California Irvine. She wrote her dissertation on the “Ecologies of the Mojave Desert in Cahuilla Narratives”. Elizabeth has received her MA degrees in English and Creative Writing, receiving many academic honors while in attendance. She has taught English since 2005 and has several publications across multiple journals. Among her many skillsets, she teaches yoga, has written and performed in a comedic play and has been the editor for a Pushcart Prize-winning journal.