Network Founder & Interdisciplinary Terraformer
Dr Rob Fisher has been involved in creating innovative interdisciplinary programmes for over 30 years. A former Head of Philosophy and Course Leader for Theology at Westminster College, Oxford, Rob walked away from formal academia in order to concentrate on developing creative new possibilities for interdisciplinary work which increasingly encroaching business models were stifling in higher education.
Strategic Interdisciplinary Enrichment Coordinator
Teresa Cutler-Broyles teaches film analysis and cultural theory at the University of New Mexico, including Cult Film, The Zombie Movie, Post-Apocalyptic Film, Architecture in Film and Introduction to Film Studies. She spends her summers teaching at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy focusing on the interplay of Italian history, identity, culture and food, with an occasional foray into the history of Italian gardens.
Lorraine Rumson is in English Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, where she is writing a dissertation on the subject of Victorian Jewish Medievalism. She is an interdisciplinary cultural studies scholar, and researches minor, decanonized, popular, and “bad” literature and cultural products of the late nineteenth century. Progressive Connexions picked her up at the Kink conference.