Sarah is pursuing a major in Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations in Computational and Physical Sciences and Minors in Geoscience and Environmental Studies. She works in the Bennett Astrochemistry Lab in the Planetary Sciences Group. Sarah is also a member of the Political Ecology Lab of the Political Science Department. Her research is motivated by an insatiable curiosity for understanding and engaging with the nuances of human-environment relationships and advancing climate justice through global environmental governance. In addition to her research, Sarah is the Treasurer of the UCF Triathlon Club, TriKnights and is a member of the Student Sustainability Advisory Committee. Sarah hopes to pursue a graduate education and career in science and technology policy.
Dr. Chris Bennett, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and the Planetary Sciences Group at UCF
Interdisciplinary Studies, Concentrations in Computational and Physical Sciences, Minors in Environmental Studies and Geoscience
Sarah plans to serve the United States as a policy analyst working at the intersection of international relations and science, technology, and environmental policy. My goal is to facilitate collaboration between foreign policymakers, researchers, and community stakeholders to find and create solutions to the physical and social dimensions of environmental issues, emphasizing the advancement of climate justice on a global scale through local implementations of technological innovations.
Physical chemistry, computational quantum chemistry, surface science, atmospheric chemistry and global warming
Biochemistry | Molecular Biology
Swiersz, Sarah, "Sarah Swiersz" (2019). UCF Research and Mentoring Program Scholars. 107.