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Sarah Edelman

Policy Analyst

Expertise: Housing policy

Sarah is a Policy Analyst in the Economic Policy department at American Progress. Her work focuses on housing finance and policy. Prior to joining American Progress, Sarah worked on economic and consumer finance issues as a legislative fellow in the office of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and as a graduate intern with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Previously, Sarah directed international and state legislative campaigns for the Global Trade Watch division of Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy organization. Sarah worked on community and economic development projects as a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador and as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in Philadelphia.

Sarah earned a master’s degree in public management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy and a bachelor’s degree in history from George Washington University.