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Sara Drabik, M.A.

Program Head, Media & Journalism

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Sara Drabik is a documentary filmmaker and Associate Professor of Electronic Media and Broadcasting in the College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University. Specializing in non-fiction storytelling, her work has been featured by the University Film and Video Association, the Broadcast Education Association, National Public Radio, the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, and KET (the Kentucky PBS affiliate). Her current research is a collaboration with the International Women’s Coffee Alliance and explores the changing roles of women in the international coffee industry.

Sara teaches courses in documentary film and media literacy, focusing on transdisciplinary projects and study abroad opportunities. She has led NKU students in numerous media productions throughout Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Guatemala.