Introducing ... Dr. Ania Harlick

What is your name?

Ania Harlick

What do you do at Memorial?

Teach Physics

What is your favorite aspect of your profession?

Seeing a student suddenly figure something out.

If you weren't doing this job, what do you think you'd be doing?

Translating books.

Why did you choose this career?

At first I didn't, Physics chose me. After that I was told by someone that "science is not important and real future are law and economics" so I decided to prove them wrong.

What is your favorite food?

Green peas. I always have a bag in the freezer.

What are you reading at the moment?

I just finished "The Sisters Brothers" and now I am 1/4 of the way through "Game of Thrones" series.

What is your all-time favorite movie?

The Professional [with Jean Reno, Gary Oldman and Natalie Portman]

What is your favorite childhood memory?

Watching Grandma and Grandpa working in their apiary. My brother and I would sit in the other side of the orchard and just observe how two nicest people in the world would face bees with no fear.

What is the one thing you can't live without?

Pen(cil) and paper.

Any other quirky facts that we should know about you?

I love video games and I don't think I have ever publically admitted that. So keep it to yourself, please :)


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