Name of Fangirl: Christina
Fangirl’s Occupation: Christina works part-time as a high school English teacher, and part time as a research assistant at a state university. She is also a full time student, pursuing her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction.
What is her Fangirl interest?
Her main Fangirl interest is currently She-Ra and the rest of the Masters of the Universe. She also loves Transformers, Star Trek, Final Fantasy, Zelda, My Little Pony, and lots of anime!
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this Fangirl?
She wears her interests on her sleeve! In both the high school and college settings, she is never afraid to represent her favorite fandoms. Having been on the receiving end of bullying during her own school years, she tries to show her students that it’s okay to be themselves. She also encourages her students to read graphic novels and comics, and she hopes to conduct her own research on using comics in the classroom.
How does this Fangirl express her fandom?
She owns a spectacular wardrobe of t-shirts, cardigans, dresses, and jewelry that show off all of her favorite characters! She also spends her free time crafting and creating art based on her favorites (such as cross-stitched tapestries, customized action figures, and 3D printing her own models). She loves to show off her collection when we have visitors!
What is her favorite Fangirl item that she cannot live without?
Her custom-made Spinnerella action figure… she is always bragging about it!