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Nov 16 2021 - 12:23 PM
Meet the Staff - Kirti!

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?

An astronaut!

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!