Fall 2023 /Harvest/

Sagecast: Tackling the Difficult

Fentanyl. Ukraine. Race. The sixth season of Sagecast, the Pomona College podcast, launched in October. Hosted by Marilyn Thomsen and Travis Khachatoorian, this season features interviews with faculty and alumni who tackle difficult problems. Among this season’s guests:

Sagecast Pomona College: Tackling the Difficult

Sagecast Pomona College: Tackling the Difficult

Dr. Michael Sequeira ’73, who became the public health officer for California’s vast San Bernardino County in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, and continues to battle the deadly fentanyl crisis there.

Mietek Boduszyński, a politics professor at Pomona and former U.S. diplomat who spent the 2022-23 academic year working at the U.S. Department of Defense on atrocity prevention and Ukraine, among other issues.

Leah Donnella ’13, an editor for NPR’s popular Code Switch podcast, blog and newsletter, which take on what NPR calls “fearless conversations about race.”

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