Prior to joining the University of Oregon in 2022, Sarah Ober-Hicks worked as a Research Administrator for the College of Engineering at Boise State University. She completed her MBA from Boise State in the Spring of 2022. She has a BA in English from the University of Idaho, and a BBA in Accountancy and a BA in German from Boise State. Ober-Hicks is an avid biker who enjoys road biking, mountain biking and everything in between. She loves spending time in her garden, hiking with her wife and dogs, and listening to crime podcasts. She has lived most of her life in Idaho (with brief stints in California and Germany).