Eleni Drogari is a researcher, writer, choreographer, and interdisciplinary program designer. Her teaching focuses on collaboration, emotional intelligence, arts integration, and alternative approaches to learning. She holds a double BA in History and Dance from Oberlin College (Ohio, US), an MA in Dance and Dance Education from Teachers College, Columbia University (New York, US), and a PhD in Dance Studies from Roehampton University (London, UK). Eleni has created and directed the BA in Dance at the University of Nicosia. She also founded Orchesis Center for Dance and Movement in NYC, designed to foster innovative movement work and bridge ethnic boundaries. She has been a guest lecturer at Brooklyn College (New York City), Oberlin College (Ohio, US), Neapolis University (Paphos, Cyprus) and, and most recently, HAU (Athens, Greece). Eleni has also presented her movement research at several conferences on topics including the Mediterranean woman, sociopolitical identity, and performance as research. She is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Business department.