Introducing ... Dr. Kelly Shorlin

What is your name?

Kelly Shorlin

What do you do at Memorial?

Laboratory Instructor with Physics

What is your favorite aspect of your profession?

Working with students.

What do you consider a career highlight?

Science outreach to NL schools.

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

Kindergarten teacher.

Why did you choose this career?

It combined love of home (Newfoundland) with love of science and teaching.

What other interesting jobs have you held?

Waitress (most interesting job ever!)

What are you reading at the moment?

"The Two Towers" (LOTR book 2).

What is your all-time favorite movie?

Gone with the Wind

What do you like to do when you are not working?

Read, geocache, spend time with family.

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


What's your idea of a good time?

Being with friends and family.


Physics and Physical Oceanography

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