Meet your professor

Nancy Bhola

Who? Brad Scharlott

What? Journalism professor

Favorite movie? Lord of the Rings (trilogy)

Favorite food? Indian food

Favorite band or musician? Paul Simon

What is your hobby? Scrabble

What is your hometown? Columbus, OH

What high school did you attend? Grandview High School in Columbus, OH

How long have you been teaching at NKU? From 1982-1986 and 1991-present

What is the coolest assignment that you give? Ethnography, going to a new social setting and write a news story, examples include bars and mosh pits.

What is the coolest thing you have done with your degree? Police reporter in Richmond, IN

How do you engage your students? Tell jokes to get their attention.

If you were a fruit, which one would you be and why? Watermelon, because I’m tough on the outside, but soft on the inside.

If you were an animal, which one would you be and why? Shiba (dog), because I own three of them and I think they have dignity and a sense of humor.

Where do you see yourself in five years? In the new College of Informatics building.