Janet Robinson
Libby RAP Senior Instructor
Libby Residential Academic Program
BA, University of Colorado Boulder
MA, English Literature, University of Colorado Denver
PhD candidate, ABD, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
Janet S. Robinson has been part of the Libby RAP faculty for eight years as an instructor and served as the Associate Director for three years. In her capacity as the Associate Director she worked with the student coordinators, LRAP Director Eric Stade, and Program Assistant Michael Shernick to realize the project of the first Libby RAP yearbook: Elements. She teaches film studies courses including many film courses that fulfill core requirements. Before she came to Libby RAP full-time, she taught film studies for the past 16 years as an adjunct instructor for the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Denver. In addition to participating in many LRAP co-curricular events, including “Movie Night with Janet,” for the past two years, she has taken a group of LRAP students to the Telluride Film Festival, and will be leading students to the festival again in 2015. Her research interests include gender and film, the horror genre, and teaching pedagogy. She presents papers regularly at national conferences; published two articles in 2012, one on David Cronenberg’s Crash and the other on HBO TV series True Blood; and is pursuing a PhD in Germany.