Sarah Blake, PhD

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Sociology Department

Programs I Teach


  • PhD, Sociology (2015)
    Washington State University (WA)
  • MS, Sociology (2007)
    Southern Connecticut State University (CT)
  • BA, Sociology (2004)
    Central Connecticut State University (CT)

About Me

I am an environmental sociologist with research interests in environmental justice and resource governance. My teaching focuses on transformational and community engaged learning. Prior to coming to Widener, I held appointments as a Teaching Fellow in Sociology at Washington State University and a Visiting Professor in Sociology at Gonzaga University.


  • Blake, S. (2016). Ecological Resilience in New York City's Water Supply System: The Role of Adaptive Management in Combating Vulnerabilities. Resilience and Environmental Justice in the City, Routledge Press.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Sociological Association