Degrees earned: Ph.D., Economics - University of California, Los Angeles
Books I would recommend: The Road by Cormac McCarthy, a dark, disturbing and wonderfully written portrait of a post apocalyptic world. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, a beautiful reflection on fatherhood, family, and life. Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose, the story of Meriwether Lewis and the opening of the American West.
Favorite Travel spots: Paris, San Francisco, backpacking in the Emigrant Wilderness (in the Sierra Mountains just north of Yosemite), Yellowstone National Park, Salzburg
Favorite foods: Chocolate, especially from Chocolatier Durand in Rennes France, halibut, brussel sprouts