Teresa Cutler-Broyles

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Teresa Cutler-Broyles

Adjunct Lecturer
MA, University of New Mexico

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Teresa Cutler-Broyles has an MA in Cultural Theory and an MA certification in Architectural Historical Preservation. She 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.

Teresa is an independent researcher and writes both fiction and non-fiction. Recent academic publications include chapters on Star TrekForever Knight, Afghan Children in Film, American Tribal Style belly dance, performance theory, and more in edited volumes. She is executive editor of The Big Top on the Big Screen: Explorations of the Circus in Film (2020), and co-editor of Re-Imagining Spaces and Places (Vol 1) (2022), Moving Spaces and Places (Vol 2) (2022) and Kink and Everyday Life (2021). Recent reviews can be found in the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts and Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural. Forthcoming publications include chapters on the series Doctor Who, the films Legend (1985), The Shining (1980) and Cat People (1942 and 1982), and on alien women in the Star Trek franchise. 

In truly interdisciplinary form, Teresa’s research interests include popular culture (specifically television and film), science fiction, vampires and other creatures of the night, monsters, circuses and other liminal spaces, performance, sexuality and gender studies, architecture, the history of garden design, travel, wine and more.