Cristine Cordero is a graduate student at University of Missouri–Columbia, pursuing a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. She holds a B.S. in psychology from Missouri State University, where she was a National Merit Scholar and honors degree recipient. During her graduate studies she has focused on archival work and academic and special libraries, doing research in these areas. She is especially interested in pop culture and comics in academic libraries. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, although she grew up in Missouri. She is a pet sitter and artist in her spare time.