Sarah Faude, Human Services Instructor, won the Sociology and Anthropology “Outstanding Teaching Award.” Sarah Faude is a PhD Candidate with research interests in urban educational equity and access. Her dissertation explores the ways that an urban district discusses, maintains, and resists school segregation through student assignment policies and practices. She has also contributed to several projects related to equity and access gaps in education in Massachusetts, spanning from preschool to public higher education, all of which emphasize bridging research with practitioners. Before arriving at Northeastern, Sarah received her B.A. in 2009 from Skidmore College, her M.S.Ed in Urban Education from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, and several years teaching middle and high school English in Philadelphia.