Kristin Rothrock began teaching as an adjunct instructor at UNC-Charlotte in 2000. She was hired full time in 2003 as a Lecturer in Foundations. She also teaches Book Arts and Paper Making in the Fibers area. Rothrock studied printmaking as an undergraduate while at Skidmore College. She began teaching as a Teaching Assistant in 1996 in graduate school. In 1998, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a MFA in Graphic Arts.