Faculty Spotlight Series – Professor Kerra Gazerro Hanson

Name: Kerra Gazerro Hanson
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian Studies
Years at Wheaton: 11 total (2001-2010, then returned in 2018-present)
Hometown: Coventry, RI
Education: PHD, Italian, University of Chicago

What are you currently watching on TV or reading?
Blueprint series on Artisanal Bread Baking

What is the best way to stay connected with others?

Best thing about being in quarantine?
I’ve returned to my mat and have mastered a different yoga pose each day in quarantine (just hit Day 31). I post them each morning on Instagram (@dr_klg).

What do you enjoy outside of work?
Bread baking, yoga, meditation, and dancing

Do you have pets? What are they?
An 8 year old Vizsla named Loki.

Which talent would you most like to have?
I would love to be able to sing. Unfortunately, I couldn’t carry a note in a bucket.

What is your motto?
“No mud, no lotus.” OR “She took the leap of faith and built her wings on the way down.”

What is something surprising about you that most people don’t know?
I am also a Certified Personal Chef.