What Makes Me Happy: Philosopher Meghan Sullivan on LEGO

Meghan Sullivan's LEGO versions of her NDIAS colleagues

We typically invite scholars, makers, and professionals out to brunch for an informal conversation about their work, and then we turn those brunches into a podcast.

But for these bonus mini-episodes, we change things up a bit, asking Notre Dame researchers to talk about something that both makes them happy and has no direct connection to their academic pursuits.

In other words, if you thought a podcast recorded over brunch couldn’t get even more casual, you’d be wrong.

Here, Meghan Sullivan, professor of philosophy and director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, joins host Ted Fox via Zoom to discuss a passion she’s had since childhood, one that played a memorable role as she earned tenure:

Building with LEGO.