About the Author
Hillary Robson is an adjunct faculty member in the departments of English and University Studies and is a full-time academic advisor for undeclared students in the Academic Support Center . Her areas of scholastic interest are composition, pedagogy, fandom and fan culture, and popular culture studies. She has published essays in composition texts on using popular culture in the classroom; on composition leaders in the field of composition; and contributed essays on fandom and fan cultures for the television series Alias, Lost, and Veronica Mars . She is a co-author of the books Saviing the World: A Guide to Heroes, Lost's Buried Treasures, and Unlocking Battlestar Galactica; served as research assistant and contributor to Unlocking the Meaning of Lost: An Unauthorized Guide , and is co-program chair with Stacia Watkins for the upcoming meeting of the Popular Culture and American Culture of the South Conference in 2008.