Sara is a Ph.D. student in the Texts and Technology Program at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Her research interests include storytelling with interactive digital tools, and the empowerment of overlooked and marginalized voices. As a student, Sara has contributed to and managed projects ranging from theoretical research papers to mobile locative narratives and experimentally curated exhibits.
As a graduate teaching associate in the English department at UCF, Sara has worked on both literature and technical communication classes, and is a managing editor at The Florida Review, an internationally distributed literary journal.
Following several years of professional experience as a project manager at the Book Industry Study Group, a nonprofit in the publishing industry, Sara earned an M.Phil. in Film Theory and History from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where her research focused on postmodern theory in the biopic genre. She also holds a B.A. in Media Studies from Hunter College of the City University of New York.
When she’s not on campus, Sara enjoys reading, museums, yoga, backpacking, and birding. She can often be found jogging around her neighborhood and daydreaming about snow-laden trees in her native Wisconsin.