20 Questions with…Seokhee Cho, Ph.D.

Professor Cho for 20 Questions
March 6, 2018

Seokhee Cho, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership in The School of Education, and Director of the Center for Creativity and Gifted Education. She has written numerous books and articles on gifted education and creative problem solving. 

1. Yankees or Mets?


2. Best advice for students?

Priority and balance

3. Beach or mountains?


4. Favorite part of teaching at St. John’s?

Students’ wit  

5. If you could have dinner with any person, who would it be?

A newly arrived international student

6. If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Positive thinking        

7. If you could spend 24 hours in any city, where would it be?


8. In one word, describe St. John’s.


9. Favorite place on campus?

Great Lawn                

10. Coffee or tea?


11. Kindle or real book?

Real book                               

12. In three to five words, why is a St. John’s degree so valuable?

Great network  

13. Starbucks or Dunkin’?


14. Spring? Summer? Winter? Fall?   


15. What is your hidden talent?


16. Carnesecca Arena or MSG?

Carnesecca Arena                   

17. How do you show your St. John’s pride: hoodie, T-shirt, or hat?

Tote bag        

18. Important lesson learned from a student?


19. Three things you cannot live without

Water, glasses, cell phone                  

20. What is your fantasy career?

Musical singer