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Sarah Stamper has over 16 years of research experience overseeing every aspect in the lifecycle of large-scale research projects. As the associate director of research at Art & Science Group, Sarah uses her expertise in project management, research methodology, data analysis techniques and technical writing to gather and interpret data and to develop research reports and recommendations for client institutions. Sarah coordinates the research design and sampling procedures; manages survey fielding; oversees data analysis; and prepares comprehensive research presentations.

Prior to A&S, Sarah worked at a number of research institutions including Johns Hopkins and Brown University and has collaborated with many more. Sarah’s research has been published in more than 20 scientific articles and presented at numerous international conferences. During her doctoral work she was awarded the Young Investigator Award by the Society for Neuroethology and received an Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Experimental Biology

Sarah has long had an interest in education and focused some of her career on teaching and mentorship. Sarah has taught more than a dozen courses on a wide range of topics from animal cognition to statistics at institutions such as JHU, Virginia Tech and Brown. Recently, she developed a capstone neuroscience program for McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD, that was also adapted to a middle school summer camp. Sarah has worked with several local nonprofit organizations to mentor students in STEM, including the Ingenuity Project, Women in Science and Engineering program and the STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools program. She has also served on the research council for Flinn Scientific and was trained as an instructional coach for Harvard’s Project Zero at the Washington International School Summer Institute.


  • B.A. Psychology, New College of Florida

  • Ph.D. Psychological & Brain Sciences, Johns Hopkins University