Dr. Claudia Sullivantitle: Professor of Theater and Communication
hometown: Ft. Worth, Texas
your alma mater/s: Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana B.A. Trinity University at the Dallas Theatre Center, M.F.A. University of Colorado at Boulder, PhD.
favorite movie: To Kill a Mockingbird, or Field of Dreams
favorite food: Italian (I learned from a real Italian woman who only spoke Italian)
favorite music/band/type of music: too many to say...it all depends on mood
favorite vacation spot: I never get away because I have too many animals to care for...but I love Colorado and I'd love to visit Italy
note: Dr. Sullivan is the resident Animal Rescue crew at Schreiner University...she is the hero for sooo many furry friends (and people, too...)
what's on your night-stand right now? (book/CD/video): a big stack...books on spirituality, nature, writing, canine behavior, etc.
who/what/where INSPIRES you & why? Nature inspires me, and my home in the country inspires me because it is quiet and I can watch the horses in the field; gardening inspires me, and often attending Mass inspires me.
hobbies/interests/extra-curricular activities OUTSIDE SU: Writing, working with horses, gardening
activities/interests/associations ON CAMPUS: directing plays, working with students on class projects
favorite class to teach @ SU & why: Probably IDST Aesthetics because it connects everything else I teach into one class.
why (do you like) Schreiner? I've been here since August 1977, so I'd better like it or I've wasted a lot of time... but seriously, I like the small atmosphere, and the academic feeling and the people I work with.