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Sarah Cannon

Former Research Scientist, Gibson - An Education Consulting & Research Group

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.

Educational Background

Northwestern University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Human Development and Social Policy

Carleton College, Bachelors of Art (BA), Sociology and Anthropology

Recent Publications

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