Sarah Platts is the Washington D.C. program director of the Henry Jackson Society. She is a senior analyst with BearingPoint Inc. and co-director of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy counselors program.
Platts holds a BA (with Honors) in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. Her honors thesis focused on international intervention in humanitarian crises with a focus on Darfur. She spent a year studying International Relations and Art History at La Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Madrid, Spain.
Platts obtained her Masters degree in Comparative Politics with a specialization in Conflict Studies at the London School of Economics. Her dissertation examined consociationalism in the Iraqi Constitution of 2005. While in London, Sarah worked as a Section Director for Governance, Strategy & Terrorism, and Latin America at the Henry Jackson Society.