Sarah Westwood

Sarah Westwood

Sarah is a Rhodes Scholar reading for the MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. Sarah’s research interest centres around intergenerational relationships and how to improve and utilise these relationships to enhance well-being.

Sarah holds Bachelors, Honours and Masters qualifications in Psychology from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Her Honours project was in the area of humour research where she developed the work of Peter McGraw by testing the benign-violation theory of humour in a new context. In her Masters work Sarah looked at the role of grandparents in the lives of adolescents facing adversity.