Sara Ernster

Sara Ernster

SITA staff, Graduate Research Assistant
Mailing Address 
2800 University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States
Biography 

Sara is currently pursuing a master's degree in social work and applying for admission into law school. She has earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Luther College in Decorah, and a second bachelor’s degree in inclusive recreation from the University of Iowa.

Before joining OTLT, Sara worked as a graduate teaching assistant in the Journalism and Mass Communication; Communication Studies; and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies departments for a total of four semesters. Her career goal is to become a family lawyer in Iowa to help families navigate the legal system while working toward their goals.

Sara spends her free time volunteering at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, attending local and state hockey games, hiking with her dog, Mozzie, and fishing (both summer and winter) with her partner.