Sarah Zipp is a researcher and lecturer in sport studies and management. Her work is focused on the field of sport for development, gender and health. She earned her Ph.D. in Deveopment Studies at the International Instutite for Social Studies at Erasmus University in the Netherlands. She has also studied sport management (M.Sc.) and anthropology (B.A.) in the United States (U.S.), her home country. Dr. Zipp has taught at universities in the U.S., Netherlands and UK.