Dr. Eric Brownlee, assistant professor of management in the Dahlkemper School of Business, loves sports. His classes cover sport law, principles of sport management and team sport organization. What else is he interested in? Let’s find out.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High school: Mt. Lebanon
Favorite color: Green
Favorite movie(s): “Moneyball”
Favorite TV show(s): “Seinfeld,” “The Simpsons” and “The Office”
Favorite book(s): “Empire Falls”
Top track(s) on my iPod: Pearl Jam, Fuel, Creed, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash
Favorite sports team(s): Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Louisville Cardinals
Favorite food: Lobster
Something I love to do: Fishing, hiking and reading
Fantasy job: NFL commissioner
If I could have dinner with any three people, living or deceased, I’d pick: Babe Ruth, Tony Dungy and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
If I could live anywhere in the world, I’d live: In Norway.
Something about me people would be surprised to know: For one of my jobs, I dressed up as a mascot.
Something I collect: Baseball cards and vintage video games
If I were an animal, I’d be: A liger (lion/tiger)
If I were a superhero, my superpower would be: Flight.
Three things I love about Gannon: The community, the size of the campus and the location, Erie, close to many recreational activities.
Favorite place on campus: Nash Library
Favorite place in Erie: Presque Isle
Somebody I admire at Gannon: Phil Kelly – I admire Phil because he is a fixture at Gannon and he has done just about everything for the university.
A song title that best fits my life: “The Times They Are a-Changin’” by Bob Dylan