Name: Nicole Truesdell'03
Occupation: Director of the McNair Scholars Program and adjunct assistant professor in anthropology.
Hometown: Hazel Crest, Ill.
What brought me to Beloit (as a student): The anthropology program.
What brought me back to Beloit (as staff): The McNair Scholars Program.
You may have seen me: Initially living in the 609 apartment and walking my blonde German shepard (named Whiskey) around campus with my husband.
What’s on your bucket list? Write and publish at least one fiction book, travel everywhere, run an ultra-marathon, open a wine and blues bar, to name a few.
Favorite meal? Pho (a Vietnamese noodle soup).
Who are your top-three fantasy dinner party guests? W.E.B. DuBois, Oprah Winfrey, and Stephen King.
Proudest moment? Finishing my Ph.D.