Anthropology in Program Evaluation (feat. Lauren Suchman)

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This season, we launch with three interviews from GC alumni in anthropology, political science, and neuropsychology. Look out for new episodes once every two weeks during the Fall and Spring semesters. Subscribe on iTunes and you’ll automatically be notified of new episodes. Also, check out our Facebook, Twitter, and Career Planning website for more updates from our office. And as always, feel free to reach out to us if you know a GC alum who you think would make a great profile on Alumni Aloud.

About this Episode of Alumni Aloud

Alumni Aloud Episode 19Lauren Suchman is Evaluation Director at the Institute for Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Lauren earned her PhD from the Anthropology Program at the Graduate Center.

In this episode of Alumni Aloud, Lauren tells us about the importance of shaping a narrative around your career choices and the benefits of thinking and preparing for post-dissertation life early in your PhD training, as well as the sacrifices and unexpected joys of applying research in outcome-driven contexts.

This episode’s interview was conducted by Anders Wallace. The music is “Corporate (Success)” by Scott Holmes.


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This episode is in the process of being transcribed. Please check back later for a complete transcript of the conversation.