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Sarah James
Director of Marketing and Communications I

Sarah James, MA, has nearly 20 years of research development experience. She has two consultant roles with ATG. She co-leads training for university faculty in planning and writing grant proposals in the arts and humanities, and she facilitates Strategic Doing workshops as part of ATG's strategic planning and Team Science work. Sarah is co-chair for the Member Services Committee for National Organization for Research Development Professionals (NORDP) and on the executive committee for NORDP Great Lakes. 


She has been a community organizer and connector most of her life and is specifically passionate about her hometown of Detroit. Before settling on a career in research development, Sarah worked as a promotion and publicity manager for a university press and as a high school computer and English teacher. Her experience makes her a gifted facilitator for ATG trainings and workshops. LinkedIn profile.  

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