Office Number: A- 107

Office Tel: (718) 518-4165

Academic Interest:

Professor Sarah Church came to Hostos Community College in Spring 2007. She holds a doctoral degree in Instructional Leadership from St. John's University, a master's degree in Human Development and Cognitive Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a baccalaureate degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College. Her research interests are in college-student retention and learning styles.


  • Church, S. E. (2009). Facing reality: What are doctoral students' chances for success? Journal of Instructional Psychology, 36, 307-316.
  • Church, S. E. (2009). Beating the doctoral dropout rate: An integrated learning community of students, professors, and professionals creates success. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM.
  • Church, S. E. (2004-2010). Learning Styles. Retrieved on January 29, 2010,
  • Dybvig, T. & Church, S. E. (2005). Strengthening musical memory using the Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles perceptual modalities. Poster presentation at the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, August 3 — 6, 2005, Oak Brook, IL.