Sarah grew up in Boston and attended both college and graduate school at MIT. She became interested in physics with her first exposure to astronomy and now studies the interface between quantum theory and gravity as a research fellow at the Center for Theoretical Physics at MIT.
As an undergraduate at MIT, Sarah was a teacher for the Educational Studies Program at MIT where she developed original courses such as Physics of Electric Guitar to share the awesomeness of physics and math with middle and high school students. She has also participated in the Reach Out program, tutoring students from Cambridge area schools in reading comprehension, math, and science. Since high school, Sarah has over seven years of teaching and tutoring experiences, and has tutored students from middle school to graduate school on a variety of topics, ranging from analytical writing to SAT II biology to calculus. As a graduate student at MIT, Sarah has worked as a teaching assistant for both introductory and advanced physics courses, including Wave Mechanics and Quantum Theory.
In her spare time, Sarah (and her ubiquitous purple coffee mug) can be found painting, rock climbing, or rocking out on electric guitar.