Mike Hernandez holds an M.A. in English from DePaul University in Chicago and a B.A. from Dominican University. In keeping with the topic of this book, he is also a proud fellow in the Diversifying Higher Education in Illinois program. His paper, “The Hollow Men of Oz”, published in The Baum Bugle: A Journal of Oz, 56, 2 (2012), is an essay on L. Frank Baum’s influence on the poetry of T.S. Eliot. His interests include science fiction, comics and literary criticism. He is currently working on a resource for English students interested in cognitive and evolutionary literary criticism.