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Sabrina Fields

Pearson Fellow Alum


Sabrina Fields, MPP'22, is a PhD student at Princeton University. While at Harris she worked as a research assistant for William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor Robert Rosner and was the UChicago liaison at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. She served as the co-president of the Harris Energy and Environment Association, and in the summer of 2021, she worked as a policy fellow with Generation Atomic.

Prior to her time at the University of Chicago, Fields worked as a research associate focused on event detection through open source intelligence. Her most recent project looked at trends in misinformation, including detecting and analyzing networks of Coronavirus-related misinformation on social media platforms. Fields also conducted research on extremist messaging networks and emerging datasets.

Fields holds a Bachelor of Science in science, technology, and international affairs from Georgetown University. During her undergraduate studies, Fields conducted research with the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and studied Arabic at the Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.