Sarah’s book, Educating Children in Conflict Zones

is available from
Teachers College Press.
bookThe book’s “new ideas give promise
 to children living in conflict for the chance at a quality education, a better future, and lives of peace.”
—Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

Awarded the Joyce Cain Award for distinguished research on African descendants,

Sarah’s article, “Bridging Home: Building Relationships Between Immigrant and Long-Time Resident Youth,” videowas featured on Teachers College Record video journal,
The Voice .


State of Refugee Education.prepub

Sarah presented her monograph on this work at the Executive Committee meetings of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva (See Video). This critical review forms the basis of the 2012-2016 UNHCR Education Strategy.


Schools in a Broken State Podcast.

Sarah speaks on a Harvard EdCastHarvard Ed Cast about challenges to education systems in times of conflict.

Increasing Educational Equity in the Fight Against Boko Haram.

Sarah talks with the BBC. Watch the video here.Boko-haram

Education as Livelihood for Refugee Children.

Sarah talks here about how refugee education shapes aspirations for the future. Watch the video here.



Sarah’s Discusses the Aims of Education.

Sarah takes us on a tour of her research and what it teaches about the purposes of education. Watch the video here.