- Literacy engagement of youth who identify as urban beyond metropolitan areas
- Social justice and school libraries
- Identity and diverse representation in the children's book industry
Sabrina is a visiting professor in the University of Washington iSchool’s LIS program. She is the past chair of AASL’s National School Library Program of the Year (Awards Committee (SLPY) and past chair for the state of Virginia’s Intellectual Freedom Committee. She writes young adult literature reviews for several national library review journals, which molded her alignment in actions that provide youth a powerful impact with literature. Sabrina has also worked in education for the past four decades. She has held certification in diagnostic reading and is currently certified as a school librarian and is a National Board Certified Teacher. She has achieved ABD status as a doctoral student at Virginia’s Old Dominion University, with plans to complete her PhD studies in 2022.
- MA, Education, City University of New York, 1993
- BA, History, New York University, 1983
The Wonder, the Magic: Everydayness of the Wild in Literature for Black Teens and Tweens
Children's Literature Association Annual Conference - Atlanta, GA