Sarah Paschal GerendayMay 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.
Listeners to this episode might be interested in:
- The union for academic student employees in the University of California system https://uaw2865.org/
- Earth Science at UCSB
- Supporting Graduate Students in Times of Stress
- Pandemic Effects on Graduate Students’ Wellbeing
- Graduate Student Funding Concerns in the Pandemic
- Writing Science by Josh Schimel
- How to Write a Better Thesis, 3rd Edition, by David Evans, Justin Zobel, and Paul Grubba