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This website was made by students in the Chapman University Creative and Cultural Industries Program as a way to bring attention to the CCI sector and highlight the work of students who are creating work within the minor. Students in the collective work in association with Dr. Patrick Fuery and Dr. Jamie Larkin to feature relevant things happening on campus and in the world for others to explore. For more information about the creative and cultural industries or Chapman's program:


This collective was formed in association with

Dr. Patrick Fuery
Professor, Director of the Center for Creative and Cultural Industries

Dr. Patrick Fuery is a graduate of Murdoch University, Australia, with a BA (Hons), MPhil and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. He has held posts at the University of London (Royal Holloway College), Sussex University, and the University of Newcastle (Australia). He is the author of eight books and has been translated into Chinese, Italian, French, and Korean. His most recent book is Madness and Cinema. His research interests include psychoanalysis, semiotics, literary and cultural theory, gender studies, film and visual studies, medicine and the arts. He is currently completing two books: a study on cultural disturbance and the sublime; and an edited collection on medicine, culture, and the arts. 


Dr. Jamie Larkin
Assistant Professor, Creative and Cultural Industries

Dr. Jamie Larkin’s research focuses on the intersection of culture and commerce, particularly in relation to the development and management of museums; he has published on such issues from both historic and contemporary perspectives. More broadly, Dr. Larkin is interested in the ways in which the public engage with the past. Prior to coming to Chapman,  Dr. Larkin worked on the Arts and Humanities Research Council project 'Mapping Museums: The History and Geography of the UK Museum Sector, 1960-2020' at Birkbeck, University of London. This interdisciplinary research generated the most extensive data ever amassed on UK museums and will result in a sophisticated digital database that will enable innovative analysis and visualization of museum trends. More information can be found here: Dr. Larkin has taught at University College London, and been a Visiting Researcher at the University of South Florida, USA, and Visiting Professor at the Università degli studi di Bergamo, Italy. He is currently Deputy Editor of the journal Public Archaeology.


Ms. Shannon Halverson
Program Manager, Center for Creative and Cultural Industries

Ms. Halverson has been with Chapman University for 12 years, 10 of which have been with Wilkinson College, and has been working with the Creative and Cultural Studies Initiative here at Chapman from its beginning. A graduate of the University of San Francisco with a BA in History, she also holds a Certificate in Arts Management from UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business and Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Ms. Halverson is always happy to meet and discuss the Center or the Minor, the easiest way to reach her is via email at to make an appointment.

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