Assistant Professor and the Dorothy King Chair in Educational Psychology
Sarah is also a faculty member for the Center for Healthy Minds at UW. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Psychology and Neuroscience from UW – Madison. Following her graduate studies, she completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Sarah’s current research focuses on the impact of poverty on early child brain development. She has been awarded a $2.5 million National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) grant to study the link between poverty, brain development, and cognitive processes that facilitate learning, self-monitoring and decision-making in children.
Sarah is an affiliated faculty member of the Department of Psychology.
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