Visiting the TelefériQo for a scenic view of Quito, Ecuador, where Sarah spent a summer living with a host family and completing an internship.

Meet the Team: Sarah Knight

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Associate Director of Education Abroad

As the Associate Director of Education Abroad, Sarah helps lead the study abroad advising team, contributes to the office’s strategic planning initiatives, and manages the Emory in Salamanca and EDUCO Paris/Sciences Po semester study abroad programs. She also advises for several Emory summer study abroad programs.

Sarah on the Ponte dell’Accademia during her study abroad semester in Venice. The 2-story beige house is Casa Artom, home to Wake Forest University’s Venice Campus.

Sarah graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Biology and earned an M.S. in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Sarah’s interest in international higher education began with her undergraduate study abroad experience in Venice, Italy, and she has since worked or interned in Italy, the United Kingdom, and Ecuador.

Sarah has worked in the field of international education for more than 10 years and is an active member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Prior to joining Emory in 2019, Sarah worked as an international student advisor and residence life area coordinator at Allegheny College; as a study abroad advisor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and as an Assistant Director with the Program (first-year student study abroad program) at Northeastern University.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee, hiking, kayaking, and, of course, traveling!

Views of and from Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland, one of Sarah’s favorite places in the world.