Interview with Stephen M. Hart, March 1, 1992

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

This is the second interview with Stephen M. Hart, Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Kentucky. He discusses the importance of communication between colleagues in the teaching process and with the students. Hart explains the process of disseminating information through the department and the college including outside information regarding the Hispanic culture. Hart describes how his work affects his family, and talks about his hobbies and other activities outside of work. He states that he tries to make his professional and personal life harmonious.

Hart states that he enjoys teaching and publishing, which he feels helps others and keeps him going. Hart would like his research to have an impact on university circles, and would like to be known for teaching "good and interesting courses." Hart talks about rewarding and stressful situations at work, and how his time is distributed between research, teaching, advising, and administrative work. Hart discusses his other professional options before he decided to come to UK. He states that he hopes to be promoted to full professor and to make an important contribution to research in the next ten years. Hart mentions his current research projects and his current class load. He discusses the importance of education, especially higher education.

Interview Accession

1992oh091_af470

Interviewee Name

Stephen M. Hart

Interviewer Name

Jessica Weiss

Interview Date

1992-03-01

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Hart, Stephen M. Interview by Jessica Weiss. 01 Mar. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hart, S.M. (1992, March 01). Interview by J. Weiss. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hart, Stephen M., interview by Jessica Weiss. March 01, 1992, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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