Sam Meier hails from Flagstaff, Arizona, a town best known for its Ponderosa pine trees. Before coming to PolicyMic, Sam co-founded Sexual Health Education and Advocacy Throughout Harvard College, the organization which ran Harvard's first-ever Sex Week. Her work with Sex Week was profiled by the New York Times. Sam is currently working on a book about women in the underground comix movement. Her political writing can be found at PolicyMic, and her comics research can be found at www.womenscomix.com. She is known to be excellent at giving hugs.