Ann Bomberger, assistant professor of English, can often be found on the third floor of the Palumbo Academic Center. Let’s find out all about her.

Hometown: Hicksville, N.Y.

High School: Hicksville High School

Favorite color: Purple

Favorite movie(s): “Amelie”

Favorite TV show(s): “Frontline”

Favorite book(s): Toni Morrison’s “Sula”

My favorite food: Spicy Thai

Top track on my iPod: Musicals – “Wicked,” “Sound of Music,” “West Side Story” to name a few

Something I love to do: Travel, read and sing

Fantasy job: Teach on the Semester at Sea ship

If I could have dinner with any three people, living or deceased, I’d pick: my daughter, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Gloria Steinem.

If I could live anywhere in the world, I’d live: In Guatemala.

Something about me people would be surprised to know: My relatives are Mennonites.

Something I collect: Piles of paper in my office – not on purpose!

If I were an animal, I’d be: An alligator.

If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: To be able to turn people into book lovers.

Three things I love about Gannon: Its commitment to making the world a better place, its support for technology, and the people’s readiness to smile!

Favorite place on campus: CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)

Favorite place in Erie: Presque Isle

Somebody I admire at Gannon: Penny Smith – she’s incredibly organized and hardworking while managing to be a genuinely nice and supportive person.