The iconic film maker George A. Romero died recently. Stella Jones-Devitt argues that his zombie films, which aimed to satirise consumerism, racism and other social concerns, have parallels with present-day higher education.
Stella is Head of Student Research and Evaluation at Sheffield Hallam University. She is a National Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). In January 2017, Stella was appointed as one of two national Learning and Teaching Excellence Ambassadors. She is presently convenor of the sector’s Flexible Learning Community of Practice, working in partnership with the HEA. She writes here in a personal capacity.