Amy Kan oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic
The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Amy Kan is a Rice University Research staff who serves as the Co-Director of the Brine Chemistry Consortium, the Co-Director of US-China Center for Environmental Remediation and Sustainable Development, and the Associate Editor of SPE J. She was the first case of COVID-19 on Rice campus after returning from a trip to Egypt with a group of friends, among which many fell ill of COVID-19. In this interview, Dr. Kan openly shared her experiences of COVID-19 and its impact to her life as one of the first cases.
This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.