Sarah was a doctoral student in the Developmental and Psychological Sciences program at Stanford University and a recipient of the IES fellowship training grant. She holds a B.A. in French and Comparative Literature from New York University and an M.P.P. from the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute, where she wrote a master’s thesis examining the determinants of participation in early childhood development programs in India. Prior to coming to Stanford, Sarah worked as a Research Associate in the Education, Human Development and Workforce Division at American Institutes for Research on a variety of randomized controlled trials and technical assistance projects in the areas of early childhood education, behavioral health, juvenile justice and the education of English Language Learners. Her research interests include early childhood development interventions, social and emotional development, and resiliency in disadvantaged children.