Sarah Schwartz, PhD

Sarah Schwartz, PhD
Sarah Schwartz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Suffolk University
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Dr. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Suffolk University. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Master’s degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research focuses on prevention and intervention programs for children and adolescents, with a particular interest in youth mentoring.

She has authored a range of articles and book chapters on formal and informal mentoring relationships and has pioneered rigorous research on youth-initiated mentoring, a new model of mentoring which empowers adolescents to recruit mentors from within their existing social networks.