You might have seen a familiar face on November 8th’s episode of Jeopardy. After months of waiting in the pool of potential contestants and a literal lifetime of being a fan, associate professor Elena Passarello finally got called up to compete on the beloved trivia show. What was it like? She breaks down her experience, from the teensy studio to the pesky buzzer, in this Twitter thread:

Elena's Story




You can also listen to her talk about her Jeopardy journey on the podcast she co-hosts with creative writing assistant professor Justin St. Germain by clicking through below:

IFMWID Podcast