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Sarah L Rappaport

Sarah Rappaport is a social scientist at the Fort Collins Science Center, where she conducts research related to human dimensions of outdoor recreation management.

Sarah Rappaport is a Social Scientist within the Social and Economic Analysis (SEA) branch at the Fort Collins Science Center. Her work at the FORT is focused around the Bureau of Land Management's Recreational Visitor Data Program. Sarah holds an M.S. in Ecology and Environmental Sciences from the University of Maine, where her research explored the human dimensions of tick-borne diseases and answered questions related to recreationists' risk perceptions of these diseases, and whether those perceptions influenced their preventative behavior choices. Additionally, Sarah earned an M.S. in Journalism, focused on science communication, from Boston University. She received her Bachelor's degree from Tulane University in New Orleans.