Michelle Martinez is a research librarian and associate professor. Her bibliographic duties include art, crafts, photography, architecture, popular culture, literature, and drama. She teaches a wide variety of short courses for the library and the Sam Houston State University Honors College depending on the semester; topics include digital research, graphic novels, human sexuality, gender and feminism. She is an occasional freelance writer and editor for the online cooking school Smart Kitchen.
Her book reviews appear in publications as diverse as Library Journal and Feminist Collections, and range in topical variety from graphic novels, Medieval and Victorian eras, popular culture, and GBLTQ history. She has been chair of the Popular Culture Association’s BDSM/Kink/Fetish area and is currently assisting with Disability Studies. Her articles on video games, censorship, and libraries have appeared and been cited in numerous publications.