Frank Boimare teaches in the Applied Computing and Technology program, and has worked as an analyst and technical writer with contractors for the U.S. Navy, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of the Interior. Mr. Boimare has also worked as an actor, theatrical designer, and technical director.
Mr. Boimare has an MS in Urban Studies and MFA and MA degrees in Drama and Communications from the University of New Orleans. He has two undergraduate degrees from Tulane (Computer Information Systems and Homeland Security Studies) and a BA in English from the University of New Orleans.
He is secretary of the New Orleans Local of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and is a Certified Master Naturalist in the Greater New Orleans chapter of the Louisiana Master Naturalists, as well as on that organization's board of directors.
Mr. Boimare is interested in acting, ancient history, anthropology, archaeology, art history, artificial intelligence, the Celts, communications, computers, covert operations, design, disaster planning, emergency management, espionage, ethics, film, fine arts, intelligence, museums, mythology, nature, Northern Europe, religions and religious systems, research, robotics, screenwriting, space, systems analysis, television, theatre, virtual reality, and writing.
What's the first career you dreamed of having as a child?
I wanted to be an archaeologist who studied the Maya.
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
I would travel around the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, and France.
What advice would you give to someone who's considering finishing their degree, or starting for the first time as an adult?
Research the programs that interest you, including talking to the people in charge, and make a plan.