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Tanya R. Cochran, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Union College in Lincoln, NE, teaches first-year writing and rhetoric. A published author and frequent conference presenter, Cochran co-edited Investigating Firefly and Serenity: Science Fiction on the Frontier (Tauris, 2008) with Rhonda V. Wilcox. She is also secretary-treasurer of the Whedon Studies Association as well as an editorial board member of Slayage: The Journal of Whedon Studies Association and Watcher Junior: The Undergraduate Journal of Buffy Studies.

Heather M. Porter is an accomplished coordinating producer, production manager, and member of Producers Guild. She has worked on five seasons of Hell’s Kitchen (2005-present) and recently finished the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race (2009-present). A Whedon scholar, Porter has presented at all four Slayage Conferences and most recently presented at the conference of the Popular and American Culture Association.