Sarah is responsible for the administration and analysis of evaluations of evidence briefs, issue briefs and stakeholder dialogues. She brings extensive research experience to her role at the Forum as well as expertise in qualitative, archival and quantitative research methods. She earned her BA and PhD in sociology from McMaster University, and her master’s degree in sociology from the University of Guelph. Her PhD thesis project analyzed strategies used to market ‘tween’ fashion images, and their influence on self-image and mother-child relationships. She was the recipient of a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship for 2009-2011, and previously worked under a SSHRC grant as a statistical data consultant and survey designer. Her research background includes expertise in research methods, social psychology and identity, and the sociology of health and well-being.