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
-Peaky Blinders

What's the last TV series you finished?
-The Boys. Have you seen it?!

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?
-Show people that 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?

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

-Yes please

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


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