Sarah (she/her) is a passionate educator and professional with a broad interest in STEM education reform. She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an M.Ed. in Secondary Education and a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of New Hampshire. Her research interests are varied but include green chemistry education, comparative genomics, and STEM Ed Reform and Leadership. She is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches her Green Goggles – Introduction to Green Chemistry course for non-majors. She has also fully greened the laboratory activities of her one-semester Organic Chemistry survey course. She offers green chemistry workshops with her local Girl Scout Council and other local organizations. Sarah is also a module developer with the ACS-GCI. In addition to her faculty role, she serves as the Executive Director for BioQUEST, a nonprofit organization working in STEM Education reform and Inclusive Pedagogy. She currently co-facilitates an Inclusive STEM Teaching Learning Community and is a devoted proponent of DEI and Accessibility.
Sarah is excited to serve the green chemistry education community with Beyond Benign as the Inaugural Chief Editor for the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community. Sarah lives in New Hampshire and has ducks, geese, chickens, dogs, and rabbits on her small homestead, where she enjoys gardening, birding, and photography.
Feel free to reach connect with Sarah during her GCTLC Office hours, every week on Tuesdays at 2pm ET (insert zoom link or how they connect)