Andréa left Northern Ireland for Durham University ten years ago, and she hasn't returned since, except for holidays. She moved to London after graduating from Durham to train as a Religious Education teacher, and then took a teaching position in Essex. Always keen to see the world, she next moved to Beijing, China for three years before returning to academia. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh in the department of Communication and Rhetoric. Her research focus centers around the transhistorical rhetoric of religion.