Sarah Paschal Gerenday

May 17, 2021

Pandemic Perspectives: Loneliness in Graduate School

A Discussion with Sarah Paschal Gerenday

New Books Network 2021

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In this episode you’ll hear about: how Sarah dealt with loneliness, worked as a teaching assistant from a tent her own backyard, and what the pandemic means for her dissertation, her timeline, and her funding.

Our guest is: Sarah Paschal Gerenday is a PhD student in Earth Science at University of California Santa Barbara researching the use of recycled water for groundwater replenishment. She lives with a few friends and a dog in Santa Barbara.

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

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