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Sara Boxell

  • Program Assistant, Asian American Student Success Program
  • Telephone: 617.287.3241
  • Fax: 617.287.3824
  • Office Location: McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 703

Degrees

MA, American Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
BA, Comparative American Studies, Oberlin College, Ohio

Additional Information

Sara Boxell is the program assistant for the Asian American Student Success Program. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Oberlin College in comparative American studies with a concentration in identity and diversity. While at Oberlin, she became involved with Asian American Studies and was very active in the Asian American campus community. Boxell recently completed her master of arts degree from UMass Boston in American Studies. Her final paper explored encounters with Korean food detailed in Korean American adoptee-authored literature and creative writing. During her time as a graduate student, she worked closely with UMass Boston's Asian American Studies Program, serving as a facilitated study leader for the general education courses ASAMST 100G Asian American Visual Culture and Cool and ASAMST 200G Rise Up!: Asian American Leadership and Social Change. Boxell was formerly the activities coordinator for the Asian American Student Success Program.