Aug
30

Processing All I’ve Found: Information, Confronting Biases, Next Steps

I am officially back in the states from being in El Salvador for three weeks. I must say, coming back and moving straight back down to college hasn’t given me much time to process everything I was able to learn and experience while I was there. This post will be broken into three pieces: a…
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Aug
29

August Update

Hi everyone! Now that I’m officially back in school I thought it would be the perfect time for an update. My current game plan for my thesis is to organize the data that I found over the summer and do more reading. I’ve been having a hard time finding sources that look at both sexuality…
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Aug
06

First Week in El Salvador Update

I’ve officially been in El Salvador for a week–and boy, what a week it’s been! Below I’ve written a brief breakdown of my first week in the homeland.

Aug
02

Mapping Out Field Work in Morocco

I arrived in Meknes, Morocco yesterday afternoon and have begun organizing appointments on the ground to see the waste collection process. Next week, I will meet with the municipal waste collection company to accompany them on their route to the dump site. I will also interview employees to hear what they have to say about…
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Jul
31

July Update

July has been a busy month for me in all aspects of my life so this update is going to be very brief. So far I’ve still been gathering theoretical background for my work which now includes looking at the parasocial relationships created by the internet. While the people who are in direct contact with…
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