Author Revealed

About Benjamin R. Karney

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 6/4

Q. Previous occupations

A. Summer jobs included: soft frozen yogurt purveyor, book boxer, and errand runner for a television producer. Otherwise, I have mostly been a social scientist in one for or another.

Q. Favorite job

A. Being a professor is the best job in the world (if you have tenure).

Q. High school and/or college

A. I went to Harvard, and did not appreciate it as much as I should have at the time.

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Beethoven is Beethoven for a reason.

Q. Favorite movie

A. Groundhog Day

Q. Favorite television show

A. Batman the Animated Series.

Revealing Questions

Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?

A. Research, teaching, writing, speaking, cooking, parenting, seldom sleeping.

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. My kids know this well: "We do hard things." (Cooler when you say it in Latin: Faciemus ligatorum.)