Sarah Luth

FLAS Fellow


Sarah Luth is a recipient of the Summer 2022 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. The award provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students with financial support to develop fluency in less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and expertise in the regions in which these languages are spoken. Click here to learn more.

Sarah is a second-year Master of Public Health student in the Global Health department. Sarah is interested in community and health system resilience to emerging public health threats such as those brought on by climate change. She has a strong interest in how the built environment can influence public health, health equity, and environmental justice. As a previous Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique, Sarah had the chance to learn Portuguese prior to beginning graduate school. Her experience in Mozambique ignited a passion for both Portuguese language as well as global health work in Lusophone countries such as Mozambique. The FLAS summer fellowship enabled her to continue and expand her Portuguese studies, as well as gain new experiences and professional connections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sarah hopes to continue health equity and public health work in these contexts (Brazil, Mozambique, and the U.S.) throughout her professional career.