Would you like to know your Arts & Humanities Dean's office a little better?
Arts & Humanities has a great team and in an effort to introduce you to each of our advisors, staff members, Dean's Associate, and the Dean, I asked them a series of fun questions. I will highlight one person a week so you can see a face with the name and hopefully make you feel connected to our team.
Let us know what you think!
Dr. Liora Gubkin - Dean's Associate
What do you do in Arts & Humanities?
I am the Dean's Associate, and I do whatever needs to be done.
Where did you go to college and what was your major or field of study?
BA -University of Missouri; MA -temple University; PhD - University of Southern California; post-PhD -Starr King School for the Ministry. My field of study is religion and ethics. My areas of research are Holocaust pedagogy, gender and religion, interreligious dialogue and multi-religious belonging.
What are the most rewarding aspects of your job?
I enjoy being a problem-solver.
Do you have any words of advice for our students?
Do what you love.
Where is your favorite place to eat?
Most any place with food.
If you could visit any country in the world, where would you go?
What special talent do you have?
I can Lindy Hop.
What drives you crazy?
What famous person (living or dead) would you like to meet?
What do you like to do for fun?
Roller skate with my husband and son.