Sarah Halpern-Meekin is a doctoral candidate in sociology and social policy at Harvard University. Her dissertation research examines the relationship views and skills of high school students, specifically focusing on the ability of high school–based relationship and marriage education courses to affect those attitudes and abilities. Her additional areas of research focus on family structure, adolescence, and government assistance programs, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. She has received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award in the Family Section of the American Sociological Association.
She earned her undergraduate degree at Brandeis University.