Sarah Dorner

Academic Partnership Coordinator:


Sarah Dorner provides community outreach for Carsey’s graduate programs, supporting the Master in Public Policy, Master of Public Administration, and Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice. Sarah is actively involved in recruiting, community outreach and relationship building with partner organizations, student support, internship and capstone coordination, special educational programming and alumni relations for these three degree programs.

Prior to joining the Carsey team, Sarah worked at various nonprofit organizations, both locally and internationally, providing a range of services to families experiencing homelessness, at-risk adolescents, and foreign workers and refugees. In between volunteering in Tel Aviv and teaching English in South Korea, Sarah spent time traveling in the Middle East, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. These days, Sarah enjoys visiting her in-laws in England and exploring parts of Europe.

Sarah holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Brandeis University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire. Sarah lives with her family in Concord, New Hampshire and appreciates the city’s mix of downtown community and outdoor recreation.