- B.A., University of Notre Dame
- M.A., University of Chicago
- Ph.D., University of Campinas
Sara Brandon, Ph.D., completed her doctoral research in Brazil at the University of Campins, where she studied anthropology, indigenous studies and visual imagery. She received her master's degree in social science from the University of Chicago. Brandon is also an artist and created her own company, Sarara Brazil, when she returned to the United States. Her strong sense of identity combined with Brazilian and North American fashion has led her to design natural and earthy-chic jewelry. Her work is available in various boutiques, and she has been featured in national publications.