Program Director, Education

Sarah serves as the Director for IPA's Education sector program. She holds a PhD in International Development Education from New York University. Before beginning her doctoral program, she worked with IPA for five years, in Uganda and in a variety of roles from 2008-2013. As an education researcher, she uses mixed methods and interdisciplinary research to investigate issues such as grade repetition, the rise of low-fee private primary schools, and user fees in primary education, and her dissertation combines analysis of these three issues within Uganda's Universal Primary Education.