- Choate Rosemary Hall, 2013 Alumni Award Presentation for Paula Loyd ’90:
“In her new book, “The Tender Soldier,” the journalist Vanessa M. Gezari tells the tale of one of those front-line social scientists, a soldier turned anthropologist named Paula Loyd. Iconoclastic, adventuresome and abundantly idealistic, Ms. Loyd studied at Wellesley before stunning her friends by enlisting in the Army, where she developed a love affair with Afghanistan…”
- “How to Read Afghanistan,” by Vanessa Gezari, New York Times, August 10, 2013
- Paula Loyd speaking in June, 2006, at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.