Meet the 2021 Professors Tournament Contestants
Class is in session! In our first-ever Professors Tournament, educators from 15 colleges and universities will compete for a $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the upcoming Tournament of Champions.
Hosted by Mayim Bialik, the tournament kicks off Monday, December 6. But first, let’s meet the professors who will take the ultimate test with Jeopardy!
Professor of Business and Innovation at the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA
Professor of English at Penn State University in University Park, PA
Associate Professor of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA
Professor of Elementary Science Education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ
Associate Professor of Writing Studies at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY
Associate Professor of English American Literature and Latino Studies at the University of Nebraska-Omaha in Omaha, NE
Associate Clinical Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, TN
Associate Professor of Chemistry at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Professor of History at American River College in Sacramento, CA
Professor of Chemistry at Roanoke College in Salem, VA
Professor of Botany at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, NC
Assistant Professor of U.S. and African American History at University of Colorado-Boulder in Boulder, CO
Associate Professor of Musicology at California State University-Fullerton in Fullerton, CA
Associate Professor of French Literature at the University of Delaware in Newark, DE
Professor of English at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, IN