Test Your Knowledge Against AU Wonks

  • NASCAR Wonk

    Sunny Hobbs-Voelker SIS/BA international relations ‘92 Competing on short tracks and superspeedways, Sunny has held NASCAR, ARCA, SCCA, and NASA racing licenses.
  • Documentary Wonk

    Patricia Aufderheide Director, AU Center for Social Media Lights, camera, action! In the world of documentary filmmaking, Patricia Aufderheide knows what's fair and what's not.
  • Allman Brothers Band Wonk

    Bert Holman Kogod ’74 After bringing the Allman Brothers Band to AU, Bert went on to manage the band through decades of hits.
  • Astrophysics Wonk

    U. J. Sofia Chair, AU Department of Physics Even space is dusty. Studying these "cosmic grains" via the Hubble Space Telescope's ultraviolet spectrometer is U.J.'s passion.
  • Green Wonk

    Jennifer Jones, ’12 Active member of EcoSense Jennifer is concerned with improving the environment and making AU sustainable. A green wonk born with a green thumb- she counts pulling ivy as a hobby.
  • Wildlife & Environment Filmmaking Wonk

    Chris Palmer Director, AU’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking; Film Producer Passionate about the environment and wildlife, this award winning filmmaker and AU professor knows conservation.
  • Tax Wonk

    Don Williamson Executive Director, Kogod Tax Center This tax wonk knows the ins and outs of the Internal Revenue Code. Test your knowledge (and we hope you didn't forget to file!).
  • Shakespeare Wonk

    Caleen Jennings Co-Chair, AU Department of Performing Arts "To be, or not to be" a Shakespeare Wonk, is the question and Jennings is one of the most well versed around.
  • Music Wonk

    Dan Raby WVAU General Manager Dan's AU radio show, "Cupcake Thunderbake," may only air once a week, but his music knowledge is off the charts.
  • Gender and Sexuality Wonk

    Tonei Glavinic, ’12 Executive Director, AU Queers and Allies Tone's numerous interests include travel and research, but his focus on civil rights for LGBT people makes him a true Gender and Sexuality Wonk.
  • Sports Medicine Wonk

    Cassandra Ricketts CAS/BS biochemistry ’11 Blending her passion for sports and for medicine, this recent AU grad (a former volleyball captain who majored in biochemistry) plans to pursue a career in orthopedic surgery.
  • Field Hockey Wonk

    Steve Jennings Head Coach, Field Hockey First a player and now a coach, Steve Jennings has over two decades of field hockey experience. Think you can compete?
  • Arboretum Wonk

    Stephanie DeStefano Grounds Operations Coordinator Stephanie DeStefano’s knowledge is deeply rooted in the history of the AU Arboretum.
  • Personality Wonk

    Julie Gerdes MA public communication ‘10 ENTJ and INTP may sound like funny acronyms, but to Julie they uncover not only how individuals perceive the world, but also how we make decisions
  • Creativity Wonk

    Sarah Bayne Director of HR Communications & Artist Sarah’s creativity is not confined to canvas. Test your knowledge against her wide range of self-expression to see how you compare.