Sara O'Brien, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

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About Professor O'Brien

Sara Talis O’Brien holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in English from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and an Ed.D. in the Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education from Rutgers University in New Jersey. A former high school English teacher, Dr. O’Brien has taught at Drew University, Caldwell University, Rivier University and in the government secondary schools of Musoma, Tanzania in East Africa. She is full professor in the School of Education at Saint Peter’s University teaching on the graduate and undergraduate level. Dr. O’Brien loves her students, and she loves her work!

Career & Accomplishments


  • Rutgers University in New Jersey, Ed.D.

  • College of William and Mary in Virginia, M.A.

  • College of William and Mary in Virginia, B.A.