Sara Bachman Ducey is director of the Paul Peck Humanities Institute (PPHI) at Montgomery College (MC) in suburban Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. She is committed to supporting creative, interdisciplinary and integrative learning for students, and for faculty. She leads or contributes to faculty workshops on integrative learning, object-based learning, digital storytelling and community engaged learning. She has previously served MC in a variety of roles including, Collegewide Chair for Integrative Studies, Coordinator for the Women’s Studies Program, and Coordinator for Nutrition & Food courses. Learn more about the PPHI by visiting www.montgomerycollege.edu/humanities
She earned a BS in Plant and Soil Science from University of Massachusetts, an MS in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University and an MPH in Environmental Health Science from University of Maryland. She teaches NUTR101 Intro to Nutrition and her classes routinely visit Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of American History museums.
Sara is recipient of MC’s “On Her Shoulders We Stand,” the Faculty Outstanding Service Award,” and is Emmy-nominated, with MCTV’s Dan Rankin, for producing “Access to History - Blackbird: The Fastest Spy Plane.” This video, with more than three million views, centers on a trip by MC student veterans to Smithsonian’s Stephen F. Udvar Hazy Air and Space museum.