Sarah Elizabeth Neville, MA, is a PhD Candidate at Boston College School of Social Work. Her research interests include global child welfare, with a particular focus on family reunification, foster care, family strengthening, and orphanages in the Global South, and adoption, especially intercountry adoption.
Prior to coming to Boston College, Sarah worked at Education Development Center, Inc., in the monitoring and evaluation and project management of USAID-funded education projects in Liberia and Nigeria. She has also studied and worked in China. Sarah holds her bachelors and masters degrees in child development from Tufts University.
Neville, S. E. & Rotabi, K. S. (2020). Developments in U.S. intercountry adoption policy since its peak in 2004. Adoption Quarterly 23(1), 63–83. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926755.2020.1719254
Hokanson, K., Neville, S. E., Teixeira, S., Singer, E. R., Berzin, S. C. (2020) ‘There are a lot of good things that come out of it at the end’: Voices of resilience in youth formerly in foster care during emerging adulthood. Child Welfare, 97(6), 233–249.