Sarah Iverson is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at New York University. She studies how people make sense of concepts like race and work in organizations, and why these sense making practices matter for organizational outcomes. Her research is published in Genealogy, Demography, and the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography with funding from the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, among other sources. In 2022, she received the Outstanding Teaching Award from NYU’s College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a Policy Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, a research and advocacy non-profit. Sarah received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology, with a minor in study of women and gender, from Smith College.