It all fits. The glasses, the cardigans. She's either an academic or some kind of hipster cliche. But academic is a better guess. Or, at least, beginning academic.
You want to know what she's written lately
You want to know more about her current research.
You want to know about her teaching work, such as it is.
You want a little nitty-gritty. What are her credentials? When will she finish what she's currently working on?