Meet the Board
Jeremy Greenway teaches in the Department of English, French, and Writing, specializing in theory, drama, and writing. With a background in music, he has been Chair of the Centre for Creativity since 2018. He is an avid supporter of the local arts community and serves as a juror for the Brickenden Theatre Awards in London.
Jim Zucchero, Community Representative
Jim Zucchero has served on the Centre for Creativity Board for several years. In his full-time day job he is an Academic Counsellor, assisting students with resolving all manner of academic issues (some of which require considerable creativity). His academic interests centre on Canadian literature and multiculturalism, particularly stories about migration and the creative output of the Italian Canadian community. His creative energy is exercised mostly in musical projects, playing in several London bands including: Slugfest, The Stetson Brothers, Irish Stew, Tuerto Loco, and Galea and the Galvanizers.
Dr. Bharati Sethi is one of our Faculty Representatives from the School of Social Work. Her research interests are Community-Based Participatory Research, Arts-based methodologies, and Intersectionality. She is currently a co-investigator in three SSHRC-funded and one CIHR-funded multi-site research projects impacting immigrant/refugee integration in Canada, totaling 1.75 million dollars.
Ian Rae is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, French, and Writing at King’s University College. He specializes in contemporary Canadian Literature and he has authored the monograph From Cohen to Carson: The Poet’s Novel in Canada (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008) as well as edited the special issue George Bowering: Bridges to Elsewhere (Open Letter, 2010). His current research focuses on how literature intersects with other disciplines, such as theatre and music, in urban creative economies. These interests inform his SSHRC-funded project, Mapping Stratford Culture.
Emily Skinner is a fourth year student completing a double major in English and Political science at King's. She currently serves as the Vice President of Student Events for the King's University College Students' Council. Her job for student council is to enhance the student experience and student life through events at King's, and she’s very excited to be working with the Centre for Creativity.
Dawna Perry, Assistant to the Board
Dawna Perry is a King’s and Western graduate. At King’s, Dawna studied English and French, and at Western, they earned an MA in English Literature and Letters. Passionate about writing and music, Dawna has been involved with the Centre for Creativity since 2013.