Sarah Keogh joined the Guttmacher Institute as a Senior Research Scientist in 2012. Her areas of research include adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights, unmet need for family planning, abortion, and HIV/AIDS and its intersection with reproductive behavior. Her recent projects have focused on sexuality education provision in Africa and Latin America; unmet need for contraception; abortion incidence in Tanzania, Ghana and Senegal; and the relationship between HIV and fertility intentions in Zambia and Nigeria. Prior to joining Guttmacher, Dr. Keogh worked as a Research Fellow in the Population Studies Department at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and then as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at University College London, with a fellowship award from the UK Economic and Social Research Council. She earned a BA in human sciences from Oxford University, a master’s degree in demography and health and her PhD in demography from LSHTM. Dr. Keogh is a member of the Population Association of America, the International AIDS Society, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Union of African Population Studies.
Dr. Keogh has coauthored both quantitative and qualitative work on reproductive health in Sub-Saharan Africa, and she is particularly interested in ways to integrate quantitative and qualitative methodologies.