Sarah Cannon was a research scientist at Gibson Consulting Group, Inc. She previously served as IES postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. Her research interests focus on education policy and how the rural social context affects individuals and communities. She holds a PhD in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree from Carleton College. Previously, she taught high school math through Teach for America in South Dakota.
Northwestern University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Human Development and Social Policy
Carleton College, Bachelors of Art (BA), Sociology and Anthropology
Fertility change in the American Indian/Alaska Native population, 1980-2010 (with Christine Percheski) 2017 - Demographic Research
Life Tables: A New Perspective on Teacher Career Patterns (with Kelly Iwanaga Becker) 2015 - Teachers College Record