Zoe Bulaitis is a PhD Candidate at the University of Exeter working within the field of Literary Criticism and Theory. Her research interests lie in Higher Education Policy and the Humanities, understanding “Value” in the Neoliberal Market, and the history of the discipline of English Literature in Britain. Zoe works within the Arts and Culture team and has extensive experience in public engagement projects in the creative sector and scholarship beyond the campus. Zoe graduated with a BA (Hons) and MA in English Literature with a specialism in Criticism and Theory from the University of Exeter. Zoe is currently employed as teaching assistant in the school of English at the University of Exeter, and teaches, Literary Studies, Literary Criticism and Cultural History to undergraduate students. Zoe is looking forward to spending her time at sea assisting students on the Global Lens courses – her interest in the possibilities of new models of education in the humanities and arts will be put to test through the varied and applied Semester at Sea programme of teaching and learning.