Meet UF’s sexiest male
They’re smart. They’re talented. They’re passionate
about education. And boy, are they sexy. We searched high and low for
UF’s sexiest professors, and although all the female professors
we approached declined to be honored, these men made the A-list. So, here
they are, the heartthrobs behind the podiums in our very own classrooms.
of birth: November 28, 1967
Astrological sign: Sagittarius
Status: Married for two years
Describe your perfect date: Maybe a nice getaway picnic
on a secluded beach with the full blanket spread of food and wine.
Favorite quote: A mind is like a parachute; it doesn't
work if it's not open. —Frank Zappa
Favorite slow-dance song: My squareness is going to be
apparent here; Love by Nat King Cole.
On his job: Teaching is the best of the best, and I love
Define sexy: It’s kinda hard to put into words.
It’s something that when somebody sees sexy they say, Wow.
because he's goodlooking, doesn't mean his class will be good for your
GPA. You might want to check out his Web
site before signing yourself up for his course.
of birth: January 15, 1950
Astrological sign: Capricorn
The perfect date: Somebody that’s convinced I’m
Favorite movie: Platoon
Motto: Anything that’s worth doing is worth doing
Favorite musician: Sonny Boy Williamson II
Define sexy: Guys my age define sexy by their W-2 forms.
[Note: Braith admitted that female students have done some crazy things
to get his attention, but lately, it's been the mothers of the students
Associate Professor Braith
has more than just looks. Take a look at his research
interests and publications.
of birth: November 12, 1961
Astrological sign: Scorpio
Favorite slow-dance song: Unchained Melody by the Righteous
Describe your perfect date: Any place where Susan [his
wife of 10 years] and I can hold a conversation that doesn’t consist
of, ‘Stop hitting your brother,’ ‘Take the peas out
of your nose,’ or ‘No, we cannot have Captain Crunch for dinner
If you weren’t teaching, what would you
be doing: Playing scrumhalf for the US Eagles Rugby Football
Define sexy: Jodie Foster: intelligent, independent and
of birth: November 5, 1959
Astrological sign: Scorpio
Describe your perfect date: My preference is for a fine
meal in a romantic setting followed by live music. A robust mixture of
hedonism and romance.
Favorite quote: Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation.
The other eight reasons don’t matter. —Henry Miller
Funniest thing a student did to get your attention: A
student once wrote me a three-page, illustrated letter propositioning
me. Even the envelope was illustrated. Apparently, she found the way that
I said ‘extraordinary’ to be especially fetching. I still
wonder every time I say the word ‘extraordinary’ if I’m
having an unintended affect on any of my listeners.
Favorite slow-dance song: Stir it Up by Bob Marley.
Define sexy: The antithesis of most things academic.
He may be hot, but how easy
is his class? View his syllabus,
and see if you think you could dance through Social History of of 20th
Century American Popular Culture.
of birth: July 6, 1946
Astrology sign: Cancer
Describe your perfect date: One my wife doesn’t
know about. [Note: Foley had to ask his wife before answering this question.]
Favorite slow-dance song: Let’s Get It On by Marvin
Favorite motto or quote: On my tombstone —’He
On students hitting on you: Foley is “damn disappointed”
that none of his students have made a move on him.
What do you think about teaching after being the executive editor
and the corporate vice president of the St. Petersburg Times:
I made a ton of money, had a lot of fun, but this is the best job I’ve
Define sexy: It’s mostly attitude and personality.
Find out what students say
about this hottie's instruction skills in their teacher
of Birth: May 6, 1970
Astrological sign: Taurus
Describe the perfect date: Walking on the beach. Daytime,
Favorite quote: There is beauty in simplicity. This is
from a fortune cookie. I have the fortune stuck to my computer.
Funniest thing a student did to get your attention: I
received poems from students. Not at UF, but at the other school I taught
at. They said things like, ‘I dream of you and me under the moon...’
Favorite slow-dance song: All I Want is You by U2
Define sexy: What is left after the outside wears away.
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