A question and answer (Q&A) format with Library Associate Kirti! Continue reading to join the conversation.
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying?
Yes! I'm doing an Ed.M in Mental Health Counseling.
Where’s your hometown?
I've grown up in a few places around India but I call Kolkata my home.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
What was your first job?
An academic mentor for first-years at college.
What has been your best job?
Orientation leader at undergrad during the pandemic!
Your favorite meal:
Biryani or anything spicy!
Are you a morning or night person?
Currently a morning person but it varies from time to time.
A delicious dessert:
hot fudge brownie with vanilla ice cream!
Song you love no matter how many times you hear it:
Too many to name! But currently, I've been listening to Agnes by the Glass Animals on repeat.
A country you’d like to visit:
Pakistan! To visit my best friend's home in Karachi.
A book you strongly recommend?
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
A sport you enjoy playing (or watching)?
Is running a sport?
TOP THREE….Best places to read
At a park on a warm sunny day, cozied up in my bed, at a bookstore.
The strangest thing I’ve ever done is…
My brother and I would choreograph dances to perform in front of guests that came to our house. One of the many strange things I did as a child.
The most fascinating person I’ve ever met is…
My brother! He invented his own language when he was 10!