Sarah Conklin

Professional Title

Associate Professor


Sleep, Stress, Women in the workplace


B.A., Edinboro University; M.S., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., Baylor University

Sarah Conklin joined the Allegheny College faculty in 2007. Her research interests include how dietary fats are related to mood and brain function, how different types of behaviors such as eating, sleeping and exercise can influence autonomic response to mental stress and promote feelings of well-being and how naps might benefit young adults. Conklin’s lab is equipped with a variety of psychophysiological measurement tools such as EEG and EKG and now includes a state-of-the-art Polysomnography System.