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Dr Kirsten M0llegaard is Associate Professor and Chair of English at University of Hawai’i at Hilo, USA. She teaches courses in literature, film, women’s studies, folklore, and mythology. Her research focuses on contemporary retellings of myth and folklore in literature, graphic novels, and film.