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Sarah Basile

Sarah Basile




CPR 222


(813) 974-3484


Curriculum Vitae


Sarah Basile is a first year PhD student. While completeing both her BA and MS from Southeastern Louisiana University, she was active in departmental organizations. It was her work as a student activist, leader, and organizer that informed her thesis ‚ÄúNeoliberalism in Higher Education: The Experiences of Students and Alienation‚ÄĚ. This work delved into student expereinces within the cash-strapped university systems in the state of Louisiana that are currently under assualt from neoliberal policies. These policies shape how students view and interact with the process of education. For her dedication to scholarship and work as a student organizer, she was awarded the F. Dale Parent Outstanding Graduating Senior Award in Sociology and the Fluke Memorial Graduate Student Scholarship. She has presented her work at conferences for the Southern Sociological Society and the Association for Humanist Sociology.

Her interests include Education, Critical Theory, Race, Social Inequality, Sexuality and Gender, Social Movements.

Advisor : Robert Benford

Co-Advisor : William Tyson