I Am West Georgia
Years at UWG: 32.
My job title: Professor of Anthropology.
What I really do: Teach a lot, institutional service and research.
Birthplace: Oswego, New York.
Family: Wife Nancy, son Bill and daughter Katy.
People describe me as: Disorganized.
My favorite things to do: Read.
My proudest accomplishment: Being happily married to the same woman for 37 years.
My passion: My family.
My pet peeve: Students who sleep in class.
Before UWG, I: Was a student and a soldier (for a very short time).
I joined UWG because: There was a job available!
I stay because: Carrollton is a good place to live and I enjoy my job and the people I work with. I love watching the students grow as people and scholars.
One thing I would change about UWG: Less bureaucracy.
The best advice I ever received: Be able to recognize when something is not right for you.
The best advice I’d give to new faculty and staff: Enjoy what you do. Life is too short to do somethingf that you don't like.
Most people don't know that: I'm a horrible driver!
My favorite quotation: "Things are never so bad that they can't get worse ... and they usually do" I learned this from an old Marine who barely survived Guadalcanal.
The book I think everyone should read: Social evolution by V. Gordon Childe.
The movie I think everyone should watch: The Love Bug.
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