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Faces of Reinhardt: Meet Dr. Zach Felix

Zach FelixJob title: Assistant Professor of Biology.

What I really do: Gather knowledge through research, teach students about life on Earth, and serve the community.

Years at Reinhardt: 2 years this month.

I came to Reinhardt because: My goal was to teach at a small college in the Southeast.

One thing I would change about Reinhardt: I would add a funky little coffee shop.

I was born in: Albuquerque, New Mexico.

People describe me as: A nice guy.

Most colleagues don’t know that: I was adopted.

Favorite things to do: Read, visit with friends, travel, be in the woods.

Favorite quote: "Don't do nothing because you can't do everything. Do something. Anything" - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.

Proudest accomplishment so far: I am most proud of the amazing group of friends that I have acquired through the years.

Pet peeve: Chewing with your mouth open!

Best advice ever received: Do what’s right and the money will follow.

Best advice for new faculty and staff: You were the best candidate interviewed; relax, be confident, and have fun.

What I most want to contribute to students: A sense of curiosity.

The book everyone should read: Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins.

The movie everyone should watch: The Black Stallion.

The person dead or alive I’d most like to meet: hmm.. that’s tough. I guess author Edward Abbey.

The place I’d love to travel to: Gabon, Africa.

Although you didn’t ask, I’d like to tell you anyway: I have two dogs - Roxy and Daisy.

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