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Program Manager, Community Engaged Learning and Research

Sarah McShea

Sarah is the program manager for Community Engaged Learning and Research (CELR) at the Haas Center for Public Service. The CELR team supports faculty and students in connecting teaching and research to broader public concerns through service-learning courses, community-engaged internships, and community-based research.

Sarah received her masters in education with a concentration in equity and social justice from San Francisco State University, and her bachelors in sociology from UC Berkeley. She has worked in the field of education since 2005 and has worked at Stanford University since 2009.

Sarah joined the Haas Center in 2016. In her previous role at Stanford she managed the Approaching Stanford program at Undergraduate Advising and Research, supporting incoming freshmen and transfer students in their transition to the university. Prior to that, she had a student services role advising students in the undergraduate program in comparative studies in race and ethnicity. She is passionate about supporting students from all backgrounds in higher education and about educational programming and innovation.

Sarah grew up in Gilroy, California. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.


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