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Professor Kate Clarke, What's on Your Desk?

Theater professor Kate Clarke's desk

Did you ever wonder what personal items Juniata Professors could not make it through the day without? Well, we did. So, to satisfy our curiosity, we cornered Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Kate Clarke (in her corner office, no less) to find out a little bit more about the trinkets that populate her desk.

Diploma from the University of Washington

Diploma for her M.F.A. from the University of Washington.

Coffee cup from Italy

Coffee cup from Italy, a gift from one of her best friends. "It holds my union card, my Actor's equity card, my Screen Actor's Guild card and my business cards."


Mirror "So I can see if I have anything stuck in my teeth."

Photo of Julie Andrews

Photo of Julie Andrews, a personal icon.

A cartoon of Wonder Woman

A cartoon of Wonder Woman. "I'm inspired by her."

Art from Oaxaca Mexico

Art pieces from Oaxaca, Mexico.
"My mother lives there, so these are very special to me."


"I like butterflies!"

The Case of the Caretaker's Cat

A clock made from the front cover of the book The Case of the Caretaker's Cat. "I love these old-style mysteries."

Tiffany Company's Guide to Manners

Tiffany Company's Guide to Manners

A Framed Playbill

A Framed Playbill for the play On the Verge. "It was a life-changing play for me in college."

Daily journals

Her daily journals. "I try to write something every day. I have boxes and boxes of them."

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