Alyssa Gerhardt is a first year PhD student in the department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University. Her main research interest is understanding Atlantic Canadians' experiences of debt using both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Alyssa is from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She graduated with her BA (Honours Sociology) in 2013, and MA (Sociology) in 2015 from Acadia University. She is a recipient of the Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship (2018).