Tenure Track with Captain PhD
WIT Virtual Shows - September 26, 2020
DC-based improv team Captain PhD reunites online to create an improvised comedy show based on an interview with a graduate student. This week's guest is Catherine Michaud-Leclerc.
Cast: Erick Acuña, Sarah Bucher, James Jelin, Tess Higgins, Béatrice Leydier, Cara Popecki, Alan Prunier, Morgan Smalley, Renan Snowden
This week’s guest is Catherine Michaud-Leclerc. Catherine is a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Toronto. She recently moved to Washington, DC to work as a research Fellow at Georgetown University. Her research is in the economics of education and development economics. She conducted field work in Malawi to study the impact of student access to Wikipedia. Her recent work focuses on understanding public schools’ responses to private school competition. She co-organizes the virtual GEEZ seminars for graduate students in economics of education and co-leads the Women in Economics group at the University of Toronto. Outside of the PhD, she enjoys running, dancing ballet, drinking good coffee, and hiking.