Vanderbilt ‘Harry Potter’ class goes to Oxford over spring break

Ann Neely
Ann Neely (Jenny Mandeville / Vanderbilt)

Two Vanderbilt professors are teaching a psychology class, Harry Potter: Child Development and Children’s Literature, in Oxford, England, over spring break.

Ann Neely, associate professor of the practice of education in Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development; and Georgene Troseth, associate professor of psychology, will teach 23 undergraduates and master’s students in Oxford starting March 3.

Georgene Troseth (John Russell / Vanderbilt)

Activities will include visits to Leavesden Studios, where the Harry Potter movie sets reside; the Roald Dahl Museum; and London’s famed West End, where they will see Matilda: The Musical.

Follow their journey at Vandy Goes Potter.