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  • B.A., University of Calgary
  • M.A., University of Calgary
  • Ph.D. in progress, University of Toronto

Sarah Rich-Zendel

Course Instructor


Sarah’s doctoral research examines contemporary struggles over sexual and gender norms in the health, media and education sectors in Nepal. She is also the senior research manager of a multi-year experimental study on the efficacy of human trafficking and migration awareness campaigns in Nepal conducted by York University and Vanderbilt University. Sarah also volunteers her time with Calgary Sexual Health Center and Prisoner Assistance Nepal and speaks regularly on subjects related to sexuality and women’s issues. Publications: Rich-Zendel, Sarah (2013). Unraveling Fair Trade: Insights from Women Weavers in Nepal. Studies in Nepali History and Society, 18(2): 305-327.