Sarah has been a researcher in the research group Multilingualism and Education since September 2023. Her research interests include multilingualism in secondary education, inclusive language policy and the professional development of teachers.
Sarah studied English and German at Grand Valley State University, where she received her teaching degree in secondary education. After spending one year as a Fulbright Scholar in Germany, she moved to The Netherlands and taught English in both international and public schools. Sarah also held short-term teaching posts in Kenya and Tanzania, and worked for the International Rescue Committee in New York City. In 2020, she pursued a Master of Science in Language Education at the University of Edinburgh. Her dissertation research investigated language teaching and learning in withdrawal reception education (Internationale Schakelklassen) in The Netherlands.
- Inclusive language policy
- Language education