Summary Post: Goodbye My (Feathered) Friends


It has been almost two months since I finished my summer research project, and I am just now posting my summary post, but better late than never, right?   Overall, my summer research experience was a positive one- my lab partner and I worked out a lot of unforseen roadblocks, were able to use sophisticated […]

Two Interviews Completed (Update 2)

Despite a frustrating experience with the Institutional Review Board, my research was approved by the PHSC at the end of July. Since then, I have advertised my research project on a local college’s campus. I chose not to interview William and Mary students because the campus is so small and I didn’t want to speak to anyone […]

Final updates: American missionaries and Chinese Communists. Summary and Possible Further Topics

Summary of the work This summer I have looked into American missionaries’ experiences with Chinese Communists from 1948 to 1950, a period of mutual tolerant observations. I tried to find explanations for missionaries’ vacillations between pessimism and optimism which nevertheless could hardly escape from the fundamental sense of distrust. I was trying to look beyond […]