Emma Halfin

Jul 29, 2021

Pandemic Perspectives from a Student Studying Abroad

An interview with Emma Halfin of Case Western Reserve University

New Books Network 2021

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In this episode you’ll hear about: a student’s goal to study abroad during college, how she dealt with unexpected restrictions on becoming an international student during a pandemic, her transatlantic travels, living in a “bubble” in her new dorm, and what she’s hopeful about for her return to her American campus for her senior year.

Our guest is: Emma Halfin, who is a junior at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) majoring in Political Science and History and minoring in French. She is currently a visiting student at the University of Oxford in the UK studying history and politics and is looking forward to returning to CWRU in the fall for her senior year.

Our host is: Dr. Christina Gessler, a historian of women, gender, and sexuality.

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Dr. Christina Gessler holds a PhD in U.S. history.
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