Sarah studies social institutions and is interested in how individuals who belong to certain institutions navigate questions of change. Sarah's most recent work, her book manuscript, under contract with the University of California Press, explores white evangelical politics in the era of Trump and declining religiosity. Sarah is currently a Scholars Strategy Network Postdoctoral Fellow, and is based in Utah while she conducts research on youth suicide in the Mountain West. Sarah is the lead researcher of the Western Slopes Team on the Social Worlds and Youth Wellbeing Study, with Drs. Anna Mueller and Seth Abrutyn. She has published work in Gender & Society, Signs, and Sex Roles, and has work forthcoming in Sexualities. Sarah has won numerous awards for both her research and her teaching. Sarah has a PhD in Sociology from The University of Washington.