An assistant professor from Columbia, Missouri...

Chris Mazurek

What will you do with this round's winnings?
I don't know what I'll do with this round's winnings. Uh, I'll probably buy something nice and pretty for myself and for my wife. Um, but, um, beyond that, retirement fund... pay down some debt... You know, standard kind of things, I guess--nothin' too exciting.

Does your job as a psychology professor give you an edge over the competition?
Everybody here's real bright, and, uh, as a professor--uh, I do teach in college--perhaps I have a slight advantage in that I'm academically involved on a daily basis. Uh, but, y'know, it's nothing that you can't get in with some good studying, anyway. So... I wish I could say I could psyche people out, but I'm not sure I really can.

How has your life changed since appearing on Jeopardy!?
Uh, since appearing on the show, my life has changed primarily by winning the money. Uh, I was able to put a down payment on a new house, and, uh, that was a huge thing for us, me and my family.

Do you ever visit jeopardy.com?
Uh, every once in a while I do visit jeopardy.com. I was actually hoping to find out about the Tournament of Champions before I got the call. [Laughs] Uh, but, um, yeah, I do go there a fair bit.

2007 Tournament of Champions semifinalist: $10,000 + the Jeopardy! DVD Home Game System.
Season 23 4-time champion: $76,597 + $2,000.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: ChrisM

Chris appeared in the following 2 archived games:
#5331, aired 2007-11-12 Chris Mazurek vs. Doug Hicton vs. Susan Mitchell 2007 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.
#5326, aired 2007-11-05 Mehrun Etebari vs. Cathy Lanctot vs. Chris Mazurek 2007 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
Chris previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Chris Mazurek in the following 5 archived games:
#5093, aired 2006-11-01 Chris Mazurek vs. Liz Channon vs. Jim Spilman Chris Mazurek game 5.
#5092, aired 2006-10-31 Chris Mazurek vs. Connie Toohey vs. Michael Green Chris Mazurek game 4.
#5091, aired 2006-10-30 Chris Mazurek vs. Monica Sousa vs. Susan Turi Chris Mazurek game 3.
#5090, aired 2006-10-27 Chris Mazurek vs. Gillian Chan vs. Joan Nelson Chris Mazurek game 2.
#5089, aired 2006-10-26 Tracy Parrish Wolfe vs. Jason Stuart vs. Chris Mazurek Chris Mazurek game 1.

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