Graduate Research Assistant
Sara Nasrollahian Mojarad is an international graduate student in educational psychology, adult learning program. She began her PhD with UT Knoxville in 2013, after earning her master’s degree in educational psychology and bachelor’s degree in English literature from Allameh Tabatabaei University in Iran. From 2013 to 2015, she served the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling as a graduate research assistant. In 2016, she joined the Teaching and Learning Center.
As a graduate research assistant with the Teaching and Learning Center, Sara serves as the co-investigator in the IMPACT project at UT Knoxville, which is an affiliated project to the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) national project. She also co-faciliates Teaching as Research (TAR), New Science of Learning, Culturally Responsive Assessment workshops, as well as aiding in various CIRTL sessions.
Her research interests include brain-based learning, adult learning and social context, critical adult education, and critical pedagogy.