Meet Your Colleagues

This section introduces featured staff and faculty members in their own words.

Library or coffee shop? Where do you like to read, work and research?

  • Alan Covey

    Alan Covey

    8 years at UT

    Professor of Anthropology

    I’ve come to value doing research at home, where I can create a low-distraction environment, get deep into the details and easily step away and take a break when I need one.

  • Marcy Davis

    Marcy Davis

    22 years at UT

    Engineering Scientist

    I prefer to work in my UT office or at home — I get waaaayy too distracted in libraries and coffee shops.

  • Daniel Arbino

    Daniel Arbino

    5 years at UT

    Head of Collection Development, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection

    Library, not only because it’s my job, but it’s also where I can quickly access resources to facilitate my passions.

  • What is your favorite live performance put on by UT? What’s the best thing you’ve seen at any of UT’s performing arts venues?

  • Do you find AI useful for your work? If so, how? Do you have any concerns about the integration of AI in our daily lives?

  • Is anything in your office from UT Surplus? If so, tell us about it?

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