Know Your Professor: Kristina Pechulis

November 02, 2015

Kristina Pechulis

Professor Pechulis teaches political science at Simmons -- she filled us in on why students should get out and vote!

What's your favorite book? 

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, Anything written by Zadie Smith and House of Spirits by Isabel Allende to name a few!

Fill in the blank: When I was in college I                    

played soccer for 4 years.

What's your favorite restaurant in Boston? 

Ten Tables in JP.

If you could travel to anywhere in the world right now, where would you go and why? 

Vietnam on a tour of street foods.

When I'm not teaching I'm                    

hanging out with my husband and two kids.

Do you have a hidden talent? 

Not really -- but I am a long distance runner and I can sew.

Favorite quote?

If not me, who? If not now, when?

What song is your personal anthem? 

Anything I can dance to.

I love my students because                    

they are motivated, smart, and ask thoughtful questions.

Fill in the blank: I love Simmons because 

I believe in John Simmons' mission of "enabl[ing] scholars to acquire an independent livelihood."

What issues and/or policies should Simmons students pay particular attention to this election season? 

Reduce inequality, women's rights and protecting the environment.

Why is it important for students to get out and vote? 

Every voice counts.