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Contestant Zone 2021 Professors Tournament

Jeopardy! Professors Tournament

Hosted by Mayim Bialik. Tune in Weekdays December 6 - December 17

Tournament Contestants

Monday's Matchup
December 6, 2021
  • Hester Blum
    Hester Blum
    English Professor At Penn State University In University Park, Pennsylvania
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $12,000
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Gautam Hans
    Gautam Hans
    Associate Clinical Professor Of Law At Vanderbilt Law School In Nashville, Tennessee
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $1
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Gary Hollis
    Gary Hollis
    Chemistry Professor At Roanoke College In Salem, Virginia
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $20,000
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Tuesday's Matchup
December 7, 2021
  • Marti Canipe
    Marti Canipe
    Elementary Science Education Professor At Northern Arizona University In Flagstaff, Arizona
    winner
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $13,400
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • John Harkless
    John Harkless
    Associate Professor Of Chemistry At Howard University In Washington, DC
    3rd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $4,000
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
  • Katie Reed
    Katie Reed
    Associate Professor Of Musicology At Cal State Fullerton
    2nd Place
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
    $12,000
    Wild Card
    Semifinalist
    Champion
Wednesday's Matchup
December 8, 2021
  • Sam Buttrey
    Sam Buttrey
    Associate Professor Of Operations Research At The Naval Postgraduate School In Monterey, California
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
  • Lisa Dresner
    Lisa Dresner
    Associate Professor Of Writing Studies At Hofstra University In Hempstead, New York
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
  • Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders
    Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders
    Assistant Professor Of U.S. And African-American History At The University Of Colorado-Boulder
    Day 1
    $0
    Day 2
Thursday's Matchup
December 9, 2021
  • Ramón Guerra
    Ramón Guerra
    Associate Professor Of English American Literature And Latino Studies At The University Of Nebraska At Omaha
    Day 1
    Day 2
  • Ed Hashima
    Ed Hashima
    History Professor At American River College In Sacramento, California
    Day 1
    Day 2
  • Julia Williams
    Julia Williams
    English Professor At Rose-Hulman Institute Of Technology In Terre Haute, Indiana
    Day 1
    Day 2
Friday's Matchup
December 10, 2021
  • J.P. Allen
    J.P. Allen
    Professor Of Business And Innovation At The University Of San Francisco
    Day 1
    Day 2
  • Alisa Hove
    Alisa Hove
    Botany Professor At Warren Wilson College In Asheville, North Carolina
    Day 1
    Day 2
  • Deborah Steinberger
    Deborah Steinberger
    Associate Professor Of French Literature At The University Of Delaware In Newark, Delaware
    Day 1
    Day 2