Stephanie Medley-Rath has been scrapbooking in the modern sense since 2002. She worked in a local scrapbook store for several years, worked as a direct seller for less than two years, and studied scrapbookers for her doctoral research. She holds a doctorate in sociology and blogs about her research and other scrapbooking topics at Scrapworthy Lives. She is the author of the e-book, The Scrapworthy Lives Guide to Market Research. She has appeared on The Paperclipping Roundtable and is on Ella Publishing's Take Twelve Design Team.