Sarah Zappe

Dr. Sarah Zappe is an educational psychologist specializing in engineering and entrepreneurship education. She holds the position of Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning and the Director of the Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education at Penn State. Zappe formerly held the position as deputy editor for the Journal of Engineering Education and is past Division Chair for the Educational Research and Methods (ERM) Division of ASEE. She serves on advisory boards for multiple NSF-funded projects and is on several task forces with ASEE. Her research interests include the integration of engineering and the arts, creativity, failure in student entrepreneurial teams and faculty development.