Sarah Armitage is a Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University in the Political Economy and Government program (economics track). She is a pre-doctoral fellow in the Harvard Environmental Economics Program and a member of the interdisciplinary Harvard Graduate Consortium on Energy and Environment. Her research focuses on energy economics, industrial organization, and climate change policy.

Prior to graduate school, Sarah worked as a consultant at Industrial Economics, Inc., supporting state and federal government clients on a variety of environmental projects, and as a research assistant at MIT's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. She holds an M.Phil. in Economic and Social History from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and a B.A. in History from Yale University.