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About Sarah

I’ve been a grad student, TA, RA, course designer, instructor, editor, and learning strategist.

I believe strongly in collaborative work, empathy, and kindness.

I have substantial experience working with students with a spectrum of disabilities and from a diverse variety of backgrounds.

Helping people develop tools, strategies, and skills that allow them to define and pursue their goals has been by far my most satisfying work in academia.

Higher education is hard. (Sometimes really, really hard.) I can help!

Academic Credentials

PhD, History
University of Victoria, 2016

MA, History
York University, 2008

BA Honours, History and French
York University, 2007

Non-Academic Credentials

I have a cute cat and a very cute toddler and a super clever husband.

I like pie and wool and fall fairs.

I think October is the best month.

Other Experience

University of Victoria, Centre for Accessible Learning
Learning Assistance Program - Learning Strategist, 2013-Present

Learning Assistance Program - Matching Coordinator, 2017

Alternative Text Support - 2013-2014

University of Victoria, Department of History

Instructor and Course Designer, 2011-2013

Teaching Assistant, 2008-2014