Sarah Komisarow

Assistant Professor of Public Policy; Faculty Fellow, Center for Child and Family Policy

Sarah Komisarow is assistant professor of public policy at Duke University. Her research focuses on policy interventions for disadvantaged high school students, including the effects of household cash transfers on persistence in high school and the effects of academic and family support services on academic achievement, high school graduation, and post-secondary enrollment. She is also interested in the causes and consequences of educational inequality.


  • Ph.D. The University of Chicago - 2016
  • M.A. The University of Chicago - 2012
  • B.A. Duke University - 2008