Program Coordinator, Franklin Humanities Institute
Sarah Rogers grew up in a small town in northeastern North Carolina called Rich Square. She earned her BA from Duke University, with a double major in English and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. After graduating, she won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to Germany, where she worked as a teaching assistant in a secondary school in Berlin. She continued to pursue her studies in medieval literature in the English Department at Duke University, where she TAed, taught undergraduate courses in writing and literature, and earned an MA. During and after her time in graduate school, she has worked for several other university entities and programs, including Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program), Duke in New York: Arts and Media, and the Center for Documentary Studies.
At the Franklin Humanities Institute, she drives engagement by organizing events and promoting humanities labs, programs, and initiatives through newsletters, social media, blogs, and other communication channels.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, writing fiction and non-fiction, making art, cooking, taking iPhone pictures of her cat, and roller skating.