Dr Nicholas Monk is Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of IATL, Warwick’s institute for the advancement of teaching and learning. He is also adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University, Warwick’s partner institution in Australia. He became an HEA National Teaching Fellow in 2013, and received Warwick’s Butterworth Award for Teaching Excellence in 2008/9. He is responsible for IATL’s suite of interdisciplinary modules, including ‘Forms of Identity’, which he co-teaches with Monash. He is lead author on Open-space Learning: a Transdisciplinary Pedagogy (Bloomsbury, 2011). His other research interests include contemporary American fiction and he is a contributor to the Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy (2013).