Professor Sarah Rubinfeld was born in Michigan and grew up in northern California. She earned a B.A. in geoscience from Princeton University in 1997, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University. In 1996, she was a summer intern for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, where she did background research on global warming and the structure of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- M.S., Ph.D. — Civil and environmental engineering, Stanford University
- B.A. — Geoscience, Princeton University