Sarah Appelhans

Education:
Ph.D. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY [In Progress]
M.A. Anthropology, University at Albany - SUNY, 2016
B.S. Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University, 2007

Contact:
sappelhans@albany.edu       

Research Interests:
Women in STEM Careers, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace, Feminist Anthropology, Anthropology of Work, Anthropology of Science, Applied Anthropology

Area of Study / Field site:
United States

Academic Advisor & Subfield:
Dr. Elise Andaya; Cultural Anthropology

CV Link

Anthropologist and former mechanical engineer studying women in engineering and STEM careers. Seven years of experience in aerospace engineering and building systems industries. Specializes in feminist anthropology, anthropology of work, and anthropology of science. Research investigates second generation bias and the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion policies in the workplace.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DISTINCTIONS

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2016 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANT 104), University at Albany - SUNY - Albany, NY, Teaching Assistant
2015 - Ancient Cities (ANT 333), University at Albany - SUNY - Albany, NY, Teaching Assistant
2015 - Introduction to Feminisms (WSS 101), University at Albany - SUNY - Albany, NY, Instructor of Record
2007 - Engineering Graphics, Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS, Undergraduate Instructor
2006 to 2007 - Thermodynamics, Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS, Grading Assistant
2006 - Fluid Mechanics, Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS, Grading Assistant

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2015 - Honorable Mention, Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), National Science Foundation (NSF)
2014 - Young Engineer of the Year Award, NYS Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE)
2007 - Outstanding Senior Award, Kansas State University Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; December

PUBLICATIONS

-2008. Ariesanti, Elsa; Frampton, Christopher; Appelhans, Sarah; Rudolph, Marty; McGregor, Douglas S. "A systematic study of mercuric iodide platelet growth in horizontal furnaces." Proceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering, 7079, pp. 70790L.1-70790L.8.