Paul Roof shares about crossing over, in his life and the lives of his students.

About the speaker

Paul Roof is a Professor of Sociology at College of Charleston and specializes in urban studies and popular culture.

In 2007, Paul founded the Holy City Beard & Moustache Society. This American Beardsman’s recent beard contest victories include 5th Place in the World Freestyle Beard 2011, 1st Place Freestyle Beard in the Miami Beard & Moustache Championships 2011, 3rd Place Full Beard Natural in the North Carolina Beard & Moustache Championships 2012, and 3rd Place Freestyle Beard in the East Coast Beard & Moustache Championships held in Philadelphia 2012, and 2nd Place Freestyle Beard in the National Beard & Moustache Championships held in New Orleans in 2013. His beard has been featured on Buzzfeed, GQ Magazine, UK Telegraph, Reader’s Digest and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!. Most recently, Paul’s beard and mustache landed him on the Holy City Chucktown Follicle Brown beer can and lead to an unexpected career crossover.

Paul is passionate about his beard, his lovely family, his city of Charleston, and teaching. He will be talking about crossover, which he has both experienced and witnessed.

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