Sarah Warfield

Sarah Warfield
Senior Lecturer, English for Academic Purposes

Sarah Warfield is a Senior Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was a Fellow and Fellow Coordinator for the English Language Fellows Program, a program of the U.S. Department of State. She is currently an English Language Specialist in the English Language Fellows Program, providing training and program support to language instructors around the world. Ms. Warfield has taught academic English at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Indiana University, Bloomington, the University of Kentucky, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Jinan University in Guangzhou, China. She has been training and mentoring teachers in academic language programs for over 10 years. Ms. Warfield is an active member of the TESOL International Association and the American Association for Applied Linguistics. 



  • MA, Second Language Studies
    Indiana University, Bloomington
  • MEd, TESOL
    University of Georgia

Research Interests

  • Critical Thinking
  • Teaching With Technology
  • Curriculum Development
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • GenAI Tools in Language Learning

Courses Taught

  • Understanding the News
  • Animals and Human Society
  • Utopias in Society