Know Your Professor: Bob White
Meet Professor Bob White. Professor White has taught in the Simmons Communications Department for more than 40 years. He's best known by Simmons students, faculty, staff, and alumni for his animation skills, cheerful attitude, and teaching the crowd favorite, Communications Media. But did you know he wants to travel to Avalon and has an extremely useful hidden talent? Plus, you may be pleasantly surprised to hear who he wishes every boss in the world was!
- What is your favorite class to teach?
- Communications Media which I have taught for 40 years.
- What's your favorite book?
- The novelization of the screenplay for Forbidden Planet, the movie that burned the back of my eyes and the edges of my brain away when I was 10 and a half years old.
- Do you have a favorite TV show?
- I wish every boss in the world was Leroy Jethro Gibbs from NCIS.
- Fill in the blank: When I was in college, I ____
- Learned to perform for the public while working in college radio, and by reading my poems & stories, and by being a student teacher, and screening my films, and by serving as acolyte in the Jesuit Cloister before dawn as Mass was celebrated.
- What's your favorite band/artist?
- I have loved Kind of Blue by Miles Davis ever since I saw tears running down a woman's face while she listened to it.
- What's your favorite website or social network?
- My short films may be found on YouTube.
Want to learn more about Professor White? Be sure to check out Professor White's blog.