Director of Communications

In support of the provost’s strategic priorities, Sarah leads a collaborative approach to communications for the Office for Faculty Advancement as well as the Office for Interdisciplinary Studies and its Bass Connections program. She partners with colleagues in these offices as well as faculty, staff and students across the university to illustrate and share Duke’s inclusive excellence in research and education.

Before joining the Duke community in 2015, Sarah worked at global health nonprofit IntraHealth International in Chapel Hill, NC, where she managed communications for the organization’s largest project and interacted with project offices in 23 countries.

Prior to moving to Durham from New York City, Sarah was the acting director of development at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the director of development at Studio in a School and the assistant to the director of the Harvard University Art Museums. She has an M.A. in international studies from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and a B.A. in art history from Vassar College.