Sarah Himmelheber, MSW, PhD
Sarah Himmelheber, MSW, PhD, earned her Doctorate and Masters in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She also holds a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Sociology from
New College of Florida.
Sarah has worked predominantly in mental health and homeless services in community-based settings. She served as counselor with the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team, Resource Coordinator for the Northeast Georgia Homeless Coalition, and provided case management services to families in transitional housing. Her activism and volunteer experience has centered on food security and economic justice.
Sarah’s doctoral dissertation investigated the relationship between one branch of the food recovery organization The Campus Kitchens Project and its community partners. Sarah’s research agenda includes an ongoing focus on food recovery programming, as well as other community-level food security interventions.
As an Assistant Professor with UWGB’s Social Work Programs, Sarah teaches courses in both the BSW and MSW programs, and has a particular interest in incorporating service learning in her teaching.
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