20 Questions: A sketch of Centre history professor Amos Tubb

RELEASED: Dec. 22, 2005

DANVILLE, KY— 1. Position/title: Assistant Professor of History.
 
2. Hometown: Crockett, California
 
3. Career highlight: Learning that that are TWO Newcastles in England
 
4. Signature class: Medieval and Early Modern Britain
 
5. Recent publication/exhibition/performance: "Printing the Regicide of Charles I" in the journal History

6. Family details: wife Karen and daughter Eleanor, age 2 1/2
 
7. Hobbies: I stopped having hobbies 2 1/2 years ago. As I recall, I used to hike, read, travel, be interested in current events, listen to music and have ambitions of learning another language. Currently I like Sesame Street better than Barney, sing Old McDonald about 20 times a day, and am really, really excited about bowel movements.
 
8. Pets: Dear God No
 
9. Prized possession: The extra child potty we have DOWNSTAIRS. This is a lifesaver.
 
10. Last book read:The Cat in the Hat
 
11. Memorable trip/vacation: Going to the "Green park" (Millennium Park in Danville)
 
12. Favorite movie:Star Wars
 
13. Favorite album: "Sesame Street Fever"
 
14. Favorite food: apples—very easy to clean up
 
15. Favorite smell: currently there are no good smells in our house
 
16. Person you most admire: anyone with twins
 
17. Living figure you'd most like to meet: whoever decided to put pictures on diapers - I'd like to give them a piece of my mind
 
18. Historical figure you'd most like to meet: Oliver Cromwell
 
19. What would you be doing if you weren't teaching at Centre: Be bitter I couldn't teach at Centre
 
20. Describe yourself in three words: Way too serious

 

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