Sarah Stapleton is an Assistant Professor in the University of Oregon Education Studies department and an affiliate faculty member with UO Environmental Studies and UO Food Studies. Before earning her doctorate, she taught middle and high school environmental science, physical science, chemistry, and general science at public schools in California and as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Gambia, West Africa. Sarah is credentialed by the state of California to teach chemical and biological sciences. At the UO, Sarah works with undergraduates in the Education Foundations program, pre-service teachers in the UOTeach masters program, and doctoral students in the Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education program. She also advises graduate students in the UO Environmental Studies program. Sarah currently serves on the Board of Directors of Food for Lane County and on the Board of Directors for School Garden Project.