Sarah Rose Cavanagh is a psychologist, professor, and Associate Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College. Her research considers the contribution of emotions and emotion regulation to quality of life. Sarah gives keynote addresses and workshops at a variety of colleges and national and international conferences, blogs for Psychology Today, and writes essays for venues like LitHub and The Chronicle of Higher Education. In her free time she enjoys devouring fiction, spending time by the sea with her canine and human daughters, and cooking up pescatarian meals for good friends.
Sarah researches emotion regulation and teaches courses at Assumption College on affective science, social neuroscience, and motivation. She is the author of two well-received books on psychology and education, including “The Spark of Learning,” and numerous essays for venues like The Chronicle of Higher Education and Literary Hub.