Sarah Bunnell, Ph.D.
Associate Director and STEM Specialist for the Center for Teaching and Learning, Amherst
Sarah L. Bunnell is the Associate Director and STEM Specialist for the Amherst College
Center for Teaching and Learning. In this work, she supports individual, departmental,
and institutional teaching and learning initiatives and efforts, including co-leading
the Amherst College Pedagogical Partners Program. Sarah is also a driving force behind
the Being Human in STEM Initiative (HSTEM), a national model for partnering with students
to humanize higher education (Bunnell, Lyster, & Jaswal, 2023; Routledge). She is
Past-President of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
(ISSOTL). In 2022, she was awarded the ISSOTL Distinguished Service Award and the
Amherst College 1821 Collaboration Award. Prior to joining Amherst, she was an Associate
Professor of Psychology and Great Lakes Colleges Association Teagle Pedagogy Fellow
at Ohio Wesleyan University. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental and Cognitive
Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Methods from the University of Kansas.