Lincoln Geraghty is Reader in Popular Media Cultures in the School of Creative Arts, Film and Media and Director of the Centre for Cultural and Creative Research at the University of Portsmouth. He serves as editorial advisor for The Journal of Popular Culture, Reconstruction, Atlantis, Journal of Fandom Studies and Journal of Popular Television with interests in science fiction film and television, fandom, merchandising and collecting in popular culture. He is author of Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the Star Trek Universe (IB Tauris, 2007) and American Science Fiction Film and Television (Berg, 2009). He has edited The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture (McFarland, 2008), Channeling the Future: Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy Television (Scarecrow, 2009), The Smallville Chronicles: Critical Essays on the Television Series (Scarecrow, 2011), and, with Mark Jancovich, The Shifting Definitions of Genre: Essays on Labeling Film, Television Shows and Media (McFarland, 2008). He is currently serving as Editor of the Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood, an online and print publication from Intellect Books (2011 & 2013), and his next book, entitled Cult Collectors: Nostalgia, Fandom and Collecting Popular Culture, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2014.