About Benjamin R. Karney
Q. What is your birthdate?
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.
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.)