Sarah is passionate about working with policy makers to achieve cohesive systemic change and using behavioral science principles to improve implementation uptake and fidelity. Her primary research interests at the S3 Lab include testing interventions that support teachers and improve their mental health as well as those that strengthen the socio-emotional development and learning of underserved student populations. She has also worked with NGOs, research centers, and private corporations in areas such as early childhood development, ed-tech/blended learning, and literacy.
Prior to coming to Harvard, Sarah worked in nonprofit management/fundraising and as an educator at a Title 1 school where she started a Mandarin program and taught struggling readers. She holds an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.Mus. in Music Composition/Theory, English, and Asian Studies from Vanderbilt University.