We’re asking some of the people you might encounter on the UMBC campus, including students, faculty, staff and alumni, to answer a few questions about themselves and their experiences. These are their responses.
Name: Kimberly Moffitt
Hometown: Greensboro, NC
Q: How long have you been at UMBC?
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Africana Studies
Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Language, Literacy, and Culture
A: Knowledge is yours for the taking and keeping. No one can strip you of that.
The destination should not be a job/occupation, but the journey to understanding self along the way.
Q: What is one way you have worked with others to make a positive difference at UMBC or in another community?
Q: Complete this sentence: “I am a big fan of __________”
A:American Studies is a hidden treasure on UMBC’s campus. It’s unique in that you learn about self and others all in one place. We’re a one-stop shop! And we thrive on exposing students to America and the global society by engaging them in work that highlights their connection to all around them.