Real World Problems: Mental Health of Syrian Children

A couple of weeks ago, I announced on my Instagram page (@sujanee) that I will be starting an education component on my blog called “Real World Problems.” As a lover of global public health, I find it necessary to write about important issues that have public health implications. To kick off “Real World Problems,” join me … Continue reading Real World Problems: Mental Health of Syrian Children

Spring Break: Maximize & Recover

After a gruesome winter term, spring break was such an unsettling relief. Unsettling because after my last empirical paper was turned in, it didn’t really feel like the end. Unsettling because for the past 10 weeks, I had been on a constant grind and all of the sudden my to-do list for school shrunk from … Continue reading Spring Break: Maximize & Recover

Hi, I’m an imposter.

In my first heavy quantitative methods course, my inadequacy felt like it was always on display. I’ve had substantially more qualitative training than I have had quantitative, so when I decided to take my first quantitative course, I was nervous AF. For the first 3-4 weeks, each night before this class was a restless one. … Continue reading Hi, I’m an imposter.

#PhDTAG: Part 2

Though today’s blog post is a continuation of this week’s #PhDTAG, today’s topic is applicable to those who don’t identify as PhD students as well. Finding the Yin to your Yang @jesica_sykes and @bookwormingh both asked: how do you balance a healthy lifestyle/make time for things you love to do without feeling guilty and make … Continue reading #PhDTAG: Part 2


Are you a PhD student? Considering a PhD? Curious about what it’s like? This week, I’ll be posting a series answering a number of questions people have asked for #PhDTAG. Today, I answer two questions in this video: What are you studying/why did you choose your field? What does the daily life of a PhD … Continue reading #PhDTAG

launching sujanee

I’ve been wanting to start a blog for a multitude of reasons: To join the blogging community Find support in and for graduate students Have a creative outlet/self project that I can be excited about Maintain my sanity Why not? My friend asked of me to promise one thing when launching this blog: “Just be … Continue reading launching sujanee