Jalal Awan and Keren Zhu are doctoral students in the Pardee RAND School of Public Policy (the oldest school of public policy in the nation), in Sitka for a six week "externship" at the Sitka Conservation Society and the Sitka Food Co-op respectively. They spoke with KCAW's Meredith Redick for the Morning Interview. Listen here:
Susan Marquis is the Dean of the Pardee-RAND School of Public Policy. Pardee has formed at 10-year partnership with the Sitka Sound Science Center to bring Ph.D. students to Sitka for 6-week "externships." Gabriela Alvarado is one of three students in Sitka currently studying food security.