Sarah Gerwen

Students’ Union Nominee

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Sarah is a PhD student at the LSE’s European Institute. Her research focuses on diversity and discrimination in German primary schools, and a commitment to equitable and inclusive education undergirds both her doctoral thesis and her work on Council.

Sarah holds an MSc in Global Europe: Culture and Conflict from the LSE and BAs in Global Studies and Psychology from Hofstra University, USA. She has gained professional experience in the German and European parliament, served as the Head of Research for a pan-European youth think tank, and has worked as a short-term consultant for a development organisation. As part of her doctoral research, Sarah currently works as an assistant in several primary schools.

At the LSE, Sarah serves as a departmental PhD representative, sits on the European Institute EDI committee, and works with the PhD Academy on improving doctoral supervision. In the past, she has also been the Student Union PGR Officer.