Saint Louis University


Sarah R. Nash

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Major: American Studies, African American Studies, and Sociology

Graduated: Spring 2016

Capstone Title: Capstone project focuses on contextualizing urban poverty
in East St. Louis, Illinois through understanding the city's
history--a history full of racism, corrupted politics,
deindustrialization, and white flight--and through the
personal narratives of longtime residents.

Plans after Graduation: Before eventually pursuing graduate school in critical race
theory and social ethics, Sarah will continue in her position at East Side Heart & Home
Family Center in East St. Louis.




For more information about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, contact Dr. Richard Colignon, Department Chair, at (314) 977-2900 or

Saint Louis University Department of Sociology and Anthropology
3750 Lindell Boulevard McGannon Hall ◆ Room 226 ◆ St. Louis, MO 63108-3342
Phone: 314-977-2900 ◆ Department Contact: