Teacher, Mentor, Counselor, Sounding Board: on the Many Roles of a Professor in the Pandemic

Editor’s note: This video essay is one in a series of first-person narratives by members of the Duke community reflecting on a year living with COVID-19.

“I’ve been teaching students, getting to know students, advising students, writing recommendation letters for students, and at times, comforting and counseling students who are crying, without ever having had the chance to meet them in person.”

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Duke University Opinion and Analysis

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