Ed Harris

My Life

Favorite Quote

Make the most of what you have and where you are.

Friends describe me

adventuresome, funny, empathetic

My hobbies

backpacking, fly fishing, travel

Fantasy dinner guests

Teddy Roosevelt, G.K. Chesterson, Sir Richard F. Burton (the adventurer, not the actor)

Best advice I ever received

The two most important decisions you make in life concern the person you choose to marry and the Person you choose to follow.

My undergrad alma mater

Arkansas State University

My worst subject in school


In college I drove

Old Model Chrysler Bomb...It was not impressive to anyone.

If I weren't a professor, I would

be an archelogist.

Favorite books

Monsoon (Wilbur Smith), The Source (James Michener)

Favorite movies

The Ghost and The Darkness, Man on Fire,

Favorite city

Whatever place I am in at the time.

Favorite coffee

Anything dark roast coffee extra bold: Strong Turkish Coffee or Starbuck's French Roast.

Nobody knows I

Everone who knows me, knows what that is.

My latest accomplishment

Professorship (2008)