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Sara Eddy

Assistant Director of the Jacobson Center; Writing Enriched Curriculum Specialist

Sara Eddy


Seelye Hall 307


As assistant director of the Jacobson Center, Sara Eddy (she/they) hires, trains and supervises the Jacobson Center peer writing tutors; acts as managing editor for Smith Writes; and works with academic departments to improve their writing pedagogy through the Writing Enriched Curriculum program.  

Sara has a doctorate in American literature from Tufts University, with a research focus on race in literature of the American West. She is author of two chapbooks of poetry: Tell the Bees (A3 Press, 2019) and Full Mouth (Finishing Line Press, 2020). She has published widely in print and web-based poetry journals, including Threepenny Review, the Baltimore Review, and South85, among others. She lives in Amherst and hikes in the mountains with her dog, Sully, every day.

Office Hours

By appointment.


Ph.D., M.A., Tufts University
B.A., Connecticut College