Eastern Michigan University
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Sara Rakes

Graduate Assistant

Research Areas of Interest

Sociology of technology, symbolic interactionism, organizational culture/behavior, quantitative research methods, wealth/income inequality, the cycle of poverty


Master of Arts in Sociology


Bachelor of Science, Sociology, Minor in Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, 2014


Sara graduated magna cum laude from EMU with a B.S. in Applied Sociology. She has not defined her M.A. thesis topic yet, but has a strong interest in the impact of technology on society. Sara prefers statistical data analysis and is eager to learn more about quantitative methods, as well as qualitative and mixed methods approaches. In her free time she enjoys traveling, dancing badly, laughing with friends, and struggling to comprehend the German language.