Sarah Cotterill, PhD

Sarah Cotterill, PhD

Sarah Cotterill, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in psychology at Harvard University. Her research uses quantitative methods to address issues related to belief systems, inequality, and charitable giving. It has been cited in several media outlets, including The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe International Business Times, and Kellogg Insight (published by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University). 

She completed her PhD in psychology at Harvard, during which time she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. She blogs for Psychology Today about adversity, from her perspective as both a psychologist and a cancer survivor in remission. Her writing on these issues has also appeared in The Boston Globe

Author of

The Science of Adversity

Perspectives Informed by Science and Survivorship
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