Research and Strategic Initiatives

Sarah Niemann

Associate Director, Social Sciences Research Center; Research Development Specialist Sarah Niemann

Sarah Niemann

Associate Director, Social Sciences Research Center; Research Development Specialist

Sarah Niemann manages the operations and activities of the Social Sciences Research Center (SSRC), a research incubator designed to foster team-based and multi-method collaborative approaches to understanding complex social problems that offers a seed grant program for SSD faculty, a fellowship program for SSD PhD students, and provides programming and resources for faculty and graduate students in the social sciences. As a member of the research development team, Niemann supports faculty in the Division of the Social Sciences, Harris School of Public Policy, and Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice in developing strategic funding plans, finding funding opportunities, and proposal development and writing. She also supports pre-award submission for SSD faculty. She holds a BA from Skidmore College and an MA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.