Lisa Lippitt

Chair, Department of Arts and Humanities

Professor of Humanities

-African-American Humanities (HUM 2454)
-20th Century Humanities (HUM 2250)
-Special Topics Humanities (HUM 2930)
-Introduction to Humanities (HUM 1020)
Co-Sponsor: Queer (Gay/Straight) Alliance
League of Women Voters

(Professor, Chair, Safe Space, Hip Hop Head, Cat Snuggler, Dog hugger, Volunteer)


Who are your heroes?
-Christopher Hitchens; Audre Lorde; Lewis Hamilton; Tom Morello; Chuck D., ; Melina Frame

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
-New York City

Favorite TV Show(s)?
-The Wire
-The Sopranos
-Snowfall
-Deadwood
-Peaky Blinders

Celebrity crush(es)?
-Barack Obama, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Catherine Zeta Jones, Tom Morello, Q-Tip, Mary J Blige

What is your biggest fear?
-Easy. Snakes.

What is your favorite holiday?
-Halloween, all day.

What kind of music do you like?
-Mostly old school Hip Hop

Are you religious?
-No, I'm an atheistic existentialist

What would you change about yourself if you could?
-I'd be better at math. And thinner.

What really makes you angry?
-Injustice; misogyny; ignorance; animal abuse

What is your favorite thing about your career?
-A captive audience!

What is your proudest accomplishment?
-Staying alive when everything told me not to.

What is your favorite book to read?
-Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson; American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis is a close second.

What makes you laugh the most?
-Anything clever or quirky. I love a good meme.

What was the last movie you went to?
-Toy Story 4

What is the last concert you saw?
-Christone Kingfish Ingram (Don't know him? Check him out. You'll thank me.)

What did you want to be when you were small?
-A comedian

If you could choose to do anything for a day, what would it be?
-Help people realize kindness is everything.

What is your favorite game or sport to watch?
-Red Sox baseball.

If you weren't a teacher, what other career would you like to try?
-Roller Derby, baby!

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
-No one wants to hear that.

What two radio stations do you listen to in the car the most?
-NPR and Spotify

Which would you rather do: wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom, or vacuum the house?
-No thank you

If you could hire someone to help you, would it be with cleaning, cooking, or yard work?
-Yes

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
-Indian food. The hotter, the better.

Rollercoasters?
-Yes please

What words do you live by?
-I am my brother (and sister)'s keeper


Contact

West Campus
5-255
llippitt@valenciacollege.edu

Hours

Virtual and by appointment (for now)