Sarah Christensen is a member of the operations team at DESRES. Sarah earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and she holds a B.A. in mathematics from Amherst College. Sarah’s Ph.D. research was at the intersection of theoretical computer science and computational biology; specifically, she developed efficient algorithms to support oncological research and tested these algorithms on large genomic datasets. Prior to graduate school, Sarah was an Economic Consulting Senior Analyst at Cornerstone Research, where she worked on a variety of large-scale data collection and econometric analysis projects.