- President's Award for Distinguished Teaching (2022)
- Bicentennial Medal (2020)
Sarah is an Associate Professor of History at Indiana University Kokomo. Her earlier research related to Chicago women’s participation in juvenile delinquency reform and in civic organizations during and after World War II. Her current research focuses on women in the National Parent Teacher Association, particularly their efforts with desegregation in post-World War II America. She has been supported by a Summer Faculty Fellowship and a grant-in-aid at IU Kokomo.
In 2020, Sarah Heath was presented the Bicentennial Medal for her distinguished service to Indiana University, and in 2022 was honored with the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.