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Sarah Derouin

Public Relations Specialist Email: Phone: 734/764-5876
Office: School of Information/309 Maynard, Ste. 205 Staff Unit: Marketing and Communications


Sarah is a public relations specialist for UMSI. Her work includes telling the inspiring stories of the work of the school’s faculty, researchers and scholars. She also collaborates with Michigan News to pitch those stories to regional, national and global media audiences.

Sarah has a PhD in geology from the University of Cincinnati, a certificate in science communication from the University of California-Santa Cruz, and a deep level of experience both as a scientist and a science writer. Before joining UMSI, Sarah was a freelance journalist and assistant producer of Big Picture Science radio show.




Science Communication, Certification- UC Santa Cruz
Geology, PhD- University of Cincinnati
Geology, MS- Fort Hays State University
Geology, BS- St. Norbert College