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25 Questions with Director Greg Hill

We aren’t just researchers here at the Idaho Policy Institute. Get to know the team with a 25 Questions series. First up is our director, Dr. Greg Hill!

Greg Hill as Colonel Mustard
Greg Hill as Colonel Mustard

Q: What do you get lost at work in?
A: I get buried in email…

Q: All-time favorite class/professor?
A: Game Theory with Jim Rogers

Q: Your favorite invention?
A: Streaming baseball game services

Q: Were you named after anyone?
A: My Grandfather, Cassius Clay Hill

Q: Favorite place to be?
A: Lake Powell

Q: In elementary school, what activities did you get excited about and what were you best at?
A: Too long ago

Q: What would you name your autobiography?
A: Summers at the Lake: Getting the Most Out of an Unexpected Life

Q: What kind of problems do you best solve?
A: Logic problems

Q: Something you can’t do?
A: Eat tomatoes

Q: What sport are you best at?
A: Water skiing

Q: Favorite career moment?
A: Successfully finishing the Idaho Policy Institute’s first report

Q: Favorite cereal?
A: Honey Smacks

Q: In a team environment, what role do you usually take on?
A: Manager

Q: How would your best friend describe you?
A: Easy going, non-confrontational, but determined

Q: Where is your favorite place to eat?
A: Giordano’s Pizza in Chicago

Q: What do you worry about?
A: My children and their futures

Q: If you were left in the woods with only the items in this room, what would you build?
A: A library

Q: Farthest you’ve been from home?
A: Seoul, Korea

Q:What/Who is your academic inspiration?
A: Herbert Simon

Q: Last movie that made you cry?
A: Hasn’t been made yet

Q: Favorite mascot?
A: Philly Phanatic

Q: What is your favorite sport to watch?
A: College Football – Gig ‘em, AGGIES!!!

Q: Last book you read or are currently reading?
A: Angela’s Ashes

Q: What’s keeping you busy these days?
A: Renovating my pop up camper

Q: All-time favorite TV show (by decade)?
A: 80’s – MASH
90’s – Seinfeld
2000’s – The Office
2010’s – The Goldbergs