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.

Mar
28

March Updates: Exciting News!

Hello everyone! March has been a whirlwind. I am in the final stages of wrapping up my thesis. All that’s left to write is the discussion section and abstract. Other than that, I will just need to put together my figures, write up my references, and create my appendices (with my questionnaires and images). I…
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