Meet the Graduate Assistants: Matthew Monteith

The second Help-Desker featured in today’s twofer in the iSchool Help Desk’s Meet the Graduate Assistants series for Spring 2023 is Matthew Monteith! We harangued Matthew about his favourite hometown quirk, his perfect place to call home, and more!

Matthew

Matthew, a man with short brown hair wearing a grey t-shirt, stands in his kitchen.

Matthew is also an Illinois native from Southern Illinois, which he describes as a unique part of the state. He is a second-year student in his last semester of MSLISs program at the iSchool, hoping to go somewhere to use tech or to be a public librarian.

  • What is your favorite part about working at the Help Desk?
    • Co-workers including the full-timers
  • What is your favorite board/video game?
    • RimWorld
  • If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
    • Pacific Northwest
Seattle skyline from Kerry Park, Seattle, Washington. Photo credit: Diana Robinson, Flickr.
Seattle skyline from Kerry Park, Seattle, Washington. Photo credit: Diana Robinson, Flickr.
  • Where’s your favorite spot to hang out on campus/CU?
    • HopScotch Cafe/Help Desk area
  • If given the opportunity, what book would you choose to reread again for the first time?
    • The Lord of the Rings Collection
  • What would your superhero superpower be?
    • Shape shifting/Time control (tie)
  • What technology are you *really* most interested in for teaching/learning?
    • Collaboration Software, Google docs, etc.
  • If you were an animal, what would you be?
    • Raven
A raven wearing a party hat and sneakers.
  • Who would (or would you want to) play you in a movie about your life?
    • Robert Downey Jr, and/or Weird Al

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