Apr
29

Defended and Completed

Wow. I find myself at the end of an incredible (and incredibly enlightening) journey. I defended my thesis and it went swimmingly, resulting in me receiving Highest Honors. I have a few loose ends to wrap up and beyond that, I’m done.

Apr
28

Reflections on April

April was about returning to Gatsby, conclusions, final proofs, and submission. I ended up writing my Gatsby section in a record-breaking ten days. That’s less than two weeks, for reference. It was intense, but it went so smoothly compared to my first go at the novel. At this in the process, I think I was finally…
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Apr
24

April Updates: Thesis Defense and Recent Conference

Hi everyone! I will be defending my thesis this Thursday, on April 26. I’m excited to share my research with my friends and committee, but I’m also quite nervous. I will update you in my next blog post about how my defense went, but in this post, I want to talk about a conference I…
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Apr
18

Eclogitization and Shear Zone Kinematics: Conclusions

It has been a long research process but an incredibly rewarding one. Below are the conclusions I was able to draw from my results and analyses:

Apr
03

Home Stretch

4 months of ethnographic research. 26 books. Countless hours of consolidation and writing. One unexpected major rewrite.