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  • Barbara Folegati Barbara Folegati

    Kitchen Manager and Chef

    Barbara is the Kitchen Manager and Chef in the Pixton House kitchen.

  • Deborah Gravelle-Watts Deborah Gravelle-Watts

    Head of Educational Administration

    Deborah Gravelle-Watts ensures that Emerson's educational administration is transparent, clear and consistent.

  • Francesca Profeti Francesca Profeti

    House Manager

    Previously a student at Emerson College, Francesca returned recently to take over as House Manager, ensuring the smooth running of the Emerson College household.

  • Steve Briault Steve Briault

    Director of Development

    Steve supports and coordinates the development of the Emerson Living and Learning Community and is responsible for the College’s capital assets and finances.

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  • Trude Lauksund Trude Lauksund

    Lead Gardener

    Emerson`s biodynamic vegetable gardener, has been running the edible garden since September 2016.

  • Udo Ottow Udo Ottow

    Head of Site Management

    Udo manages the maintenance of Emerson's buildings and campus, as well as taking a hands-on role in much of the maintenance work.

  • Yvette Dellsperger Yvette Dellsperger

    Director of Operations

    Yvette Dellsperger manages Emerson's facilities and works with the house team to give all those staying at the College have a warm and comfortable experience.

Rudolf Kaesbach

Emerson Visual Arts and Sculpture Training

He regularly gives courses on sculpture and pedagogical sculpture in teacher trainings and seminars in Brasil, Israel, USA, Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea, and on art tours throughout Europe. Rudolf has ongoing connections to the Art Section work at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland.

Rudolf was born in 1950 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He studied architecture in Zurich and sculpture in Dornach. He later worked as art teacher at the Marburg Waldorf School, Germany. 

Rudolf’s special interests include sculpture for children; landscape as sculpture (Landart); Steiner`s Inspirations for art; history of art and human development.

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