Sara Pon, LLM, JD, BA
Legal Research Assistant (Maternity leave)
Sara has a background in law and gerontology. Sara completed her master’s degree in law at York University, and obtained her JD from the University of Victoria. At SFU Sara completed a minor in Gerontology and an Honours in Psychology.
Sara’s LLM thesis was a comparative analysis of supports for caregivers of the elderly in Canada and Australia using a feminist lens. During her JD and LLM Sara’s writing focused on health care consent and informal caregivers of the elderly. In her undergraduate Sara conducted quantitative research on memory for repeated events. At CCEL Sara has conducted research on elder abuse and supporting decision-making for people living with dementia. In her spare time Sara enjoys writing fiction, playing the piano, running, and figure skating.