Audrey Devine-Eller received her B.A. in sociology and philosophy from Seattle University, and her Ph.D. in sociology from Rutgers University in 2012. She joined the faculty at Grinnell College as a (Visiting) Assistant Professor in August 2012. She specializes in the study of culture, education, inequality, and qualitative methods, with additional research interests in gender and language/cognition/social psychology. Devine-Eller is currently writing a book exploring the ways in which regular students figure out what to do after high school; this work engages questions of educational inequality and the micro-interactions that produce and reproduce it. Devine-Eller teaches courses in culture, education, classical and contemporary sociological theory. Her other interests include swimming, camping, kayaking, and serving as a local La Leche League leader.