Sarah Rendon Garcia
Sarah Rendon Garcia is a second-year Ph.D. student in education, within the human development, learning, and teaching concentration at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on the psychological well-being of Latino families impacted by immigration policy through a social-emotional learning framework and dual-generation approach. Currently, she is exploring the ways caregiver-child relationships and messages around immigration status impact the development of children's internal working models. Prior to coming to HGSE, she worked for Child First; an early childhood, home visiting, evidence-based program aiming to buffer toxic stress through positive caregiver-child relationships. She also facilitated workshops for the SECURe Families Program and continues to be part of the SECURe research team. Sarah holds an Ed.M. in Prevention Science and Practice from HGSE and a BA in Psychology and French from College of the Holy Cross.